Journey Howe fires a shot during a recent New Hampton trapshooting event.

New Hampton tops W-SR by one

Croell’s 49, adjusted guns helps Chickasaws avenge loss to Go-Hawks

Even with over eight inches of snow falling in the area Wednesday, the Chickasaw trapshooters were hoping for a meet the next day. A contingent of shovelers, including coach Chuck Stanton, were out clearing the runways when the snow ended.
“It might turn into a lake tomorrow,” said Stanton. “We might have to shoot out of canoes, that would make it interesting, wouldn’t it?”
The Wednesday storm followed a meet the trapshooters were able to get in Tuesday against Waverly-Shell Rock, which was a rematch of the first meet of the season back on April 5.
In that meet the Go-Hawks had the top squad, but this time New Hampton won, with NH Red scoring a 231. “We beat them by one shot and they’re a solid team,” Stanton said of the Red win. NH White and NH Gray also scored above 200 with a 211 and 203 respectively.
Katie Holschlag won the girls title for the fourth straight meet with a 45. Chickasaw fans might remember Holschlag’s siblings — Anna and Matt — also shot trap. “I think that helps, it certainly doesn’t hurt being around it like she’s been. Katie, she’s shooting pretty solid right now.” 

For all the New Hampton scores, please see the April 20 Tribune.

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