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Spartan Trapshooters aim

Nicole Breese captures first place overall in Ladies division

CEDAR FALLS– Solon Spartan Trapshooting competed in statewide shoots for the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) championships in Cedar Falls June 7-11.
Solon’s Nicole Breese captured first place in the American Trap High All-Around (Singles, Doubles, Handicap) Ladies division and the team qualified for the national 2017 Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Action Shooting Program National Championships tournament July 8-15 in Marengo, Ohio.
Competitors from 166 Iowa high school competed for state championships in June in American trap, doubles trap, handicap trap, sporting clays, skeet and international trap and skeet. Solon Spartan Trapshooting competed at the Cedar Falls Gun Club.

2017 State Championship results

Nicole Breese 2017 American Trap High All-Around (Singles, Doubles, Handicap) Ladies – first place captain.
Nicole Breese first place in American Trap Doubles State Championship - Ladies Senior/Varsity Division.
Solon won third place squad in American Trap Doubles State Championship. Squad included Nicole Breese, Chase Gehrke, Christian Haight, James McAtee, and Treven Stallman.
Solon Trap Team won second place in American Trap Doubles State Championship. This included scores from Nicole Breese, Christian Haight, Chase Gehrke, James McAtee, and Treven Stallman.
Nicole Breese won third place in American Handicap Trap State Championship – Ladies Senior/Varsity Division.
Nicole Breese won first place in American Trap State Championship – Ladies Senior/Varsity division.
Nick Vsetecka was first (Perfect score: 200 out of 200 targets) place in American Trap State Championship – Men’s Senior/Varsity division.
Treven Stallman was fourth place in American Trap State Championship – Men’s Senior/Varsity division.
James McAtee was fifth place in American Trap State Championship – Men’s Senior/Varsity division.
Solon was first place squad in 2017 Senior Division American Trap State Championship – Senior Varsity Division. Squad included James McAtee, Nicole Breese, Christian Haight, Nick Vsetecka and Treven Stallman.
Solon Trap won first place Team in 2017 Senior Division American Trap State Championship – Senior Varsity. This included scores from the squad’s top five shooters: Nick Vsetecka, Treven Stallman, Nicole Breese, James McAtee and Christian Haight.

League results

(calculated from scores throughout the season)
Senior Division:
Nicole Breese first place female in American Trap.
Nicole Breese first place in Handicap (females).
Nicole Breese first place in Doubles (female).
Treven Stallman sixth place in Handicap (after shoot off).
Solon team won second place in American Trap. This included the combined scores of the top five shooters over the season. Athletes included were Nicole Breese, Treven Stallman, James McAtee, Nick Vsetecka and Christian Haight.
Solon Team won third place in Handicap (after shoot off - twice to determine the winner between Solon and Maquoketa). This included the combined scores of the top five shooters over the season. Athletes included were Nicole Breese, Treven Stallman, Chase Gehrke, Jarrett Manifold and Michael Baumgartner.
Solon Team won second place in Doubles. This included the combined scores of the top five shooters over the season. Athletes included were Nicole Breese, Treven Stallman, James McAtee, Chase Gehrke and Christian Haight
Intermediate Division:
Maddie Manifold won fourth place in Handicap.
Rookie Division:
Jack McCarty won sixth place in American Trap.

ALL STATE HONORS

Nicole Breese – 2017 Ladies High School All-State Trap Team Captain
Nick Vsetecka – 2017 Men’s High School All-State Trap team
Treven Stallman - 2017 Men’s High School All-State Trap team