The Coffee County Claybusters brought home another national championship this week. The team competed in the American Trapshooting Association AIM Grand American World Trapshooting Championships and won a team title. The Claybusters also brought in two additional top-three finishes.
The two-day event was held in Illinois on Monday, July 29 and Tuesday, July 30.
In the Junior Division, the Claybusters connected on 972 targets out of 1,000 to take the national title. Hayden Jacobs led the way with 197 clays, just ahead of Colter Smith's 196 and Tucker Carlton's 195. Victoria Majors followed at 193 and Cheyenne Martin came in at 191.
The Sub-Junior Division Class AA team took second place in their competition with 952 targets hit. Twin brothers Logan and Landon Meadows led the team with 194 each. Garrett Taylor followed at 192. Riley Bellomy shot 188 targets and Emma Mathews shattered 184.
The Sub-Junior Division Class A team captured a third-place finish with a 922 final. Jonah Wyatt led the team with 194 targets hit. He was followed by Brayden Davenport with a 191. Aubrey Payne brought in 186. Xavier Bartley and Dylan Hickerson came in at 176 and 175, respectively.
Individual performances included Alexus Stacey's 179 in Junior Class B, Jacob Anderson's 171 in Pre-Sub Junior Class A and Emily Deford's 163 in Junior Class D.