Sugar Grove I starts strongest in county trap

Sugar Grove I, Pine Grove and Corry kicked off the second half of the Warren County Trap League season with victories recently. Sugar Grove I beat Kalbfus, 342-338, Pine Grove topped Sheffield 341-332 and Corry downed Sugar Grove II 327-323. Tidioute and Brokenstraw ended in a 339-339 deadlock.

Sugar Grove I’s Ethan Black and Scott currie, Tidioute’s Ken Anderson, Brokenstraw’s Eric Hallberg, Pine Grove’s Kevin Sturzenbecker and Sheffield’s Lee Heeter all shot perfect scores of 50 this week. Heeter’s 50 was the first of his shooting career. Brokenstraw teammates Cody Haight and Jeff Gustafson each had their first 25 straights.

Anderson was the high vet with his 50, Sheffield’s Gary McLaughlin was high senior vet with a 49 and Kalbfus’ Jim Stearns was high super senior vet with a 48. Corry’s Ashley Walton shot a 46 to be the high lady, Kalbfus’ Michael McDunn and Pine Grove’s Eric Cecco shared high junior with 48’s and Sugar Grove I’s Elijah Trawick was high sub-junior with a 48.

Here are the results from this week’s competition:

SUGAR GROVE I (342): Ethan Black 50, Scott Currie 50, Jake Lindell 49, Denny LaBarte 49, Elijah Trawick 48, Colton Black 48, Fred Franklin 48

KALBFUS (338): Chuck Loomis 49, Otto Carl 49, Jim Stearns 48, John Pearson 48, Duane Schmader 48, Denny Joy 48, Tom Sleeman 48

PINE GROVE (341): Kevin Sturzenbecker 50, Dave Kingsley 49, Ray Lee 49, Dean Spiridon 49, George Powley 49, Bob Faga 48, Russ Wingard 48

SHEFFIELD (332): Lee Heeter 50, Gary McLaughlin 49, Marty Grove 48, Breck Fry 47, James Highhouse 47, Bob Dixon 46, Jim Highhouse 45

CORRY (327): Jim Bessey 48, Chuck Geer 48, Dalton Sipes 47, Todd McClain 46, Ashley Walton 46, Tim Bender 46, Harold Linden 46

SUGAR GROVE II (323): Ted Blanchard 47, Reed Johnson 47, Ben Rouse 47, Zack Johnson 47, Hod Edgreen 46, Dan Bowman 45, Steve Ecker 44

TIDIOUTE (339): Ken Anderson 50, Derek Dickson 49, Ed Pennington 49, Clyde Courtwright 48, Doug Sliker 48, Joe Miller 48, Tim Case 47

BROKENSTRAW (339): Eric Hallberg 50, Curt Hollabaugh 49, Gail Henderson 49, Rick Woodcock 48, Rich Lee 48, John McCanna 48, Zack Bush 47