Kingsland wins conference title in fall trap season

Chad Smith

The Kingsland trap team went wire-to-wire over the five-week regular season to win the Class A, Conference 7 championship.

The Knights scored 1,552 team points in week five and were actually outscored by Princeton (1,656), which jumped over Richfield High School – Academy of Holy Angels to take second place. Kingsland finished the year with a total of 7,835 points, with Princeton second (7,376) and Richfield in third (7,163.5).

Zach Hauser led the team with a score of 47 this week, with Bradley Grabau, Nathan Lund, and Carson Paul each right behind with identical scores of 46. Ashton Boysen, Carleton Corson, Nolan Fetterly, and Emily Miner each added a 45. Acelee Kohn hit 44 clay birds, while Connor Eickhoff and Patrick Junge each hit 43 targets. Luke Howard and Bret Musel hit 41 targets each, Kaden Dohlman chipped in a 39, and Tristen Aarsvold a 36.

Three Kingsland shooters placed among the top five spots on the Top Ten Boys’ Shooters List for Conference 7. Lund just missed finishing in first place by one-tenth of a point. His season average of 23.70 per round was right behind Randy Peterson of Princeton (23.80). Fetterly and Grabau tied for third at 23.30. Hauser finished in seventh place at 22.80.

Emily Miner had a solid season, finishing fourth on the Girls’ Top Ten Shooters List with a season average of 22.20.