June 24, 2006
research on this page compiled by Richard Hamilton.
Photographs courtesy of Spancake's Studio
PSSA throws 1,675,900 targets at 115th Pennsylvania State Shoot. Singles championship entry largest off ATA grounds in history.
James Mandera wins Singles title with only instate 200. William Natcher new Doubles champion. Frank Pascoe wins HAA and HOA. Curt Saeger wins Handicap. Entry records set in 4 events. Kory Shissler wins 18 sub-junior awards.
PSSA threw 1,675,900 targets during the 115th Pennsylvania
State Shoot, held from June 10th to June 18th. Shooters from 32 states made a record
8,437 entries during the 9 day run of the premier state shoot in the
A record 1,456 shooters took the line in the Krieghoff Handicap with
Hegins gunner Jacob Koons winning the K-80 Special Combo. The
Doubles championship also saw a record entry as 936 shooters took the
line on Friday afternoon.
A record 1,456 shooters took the line in the Krieghoff Handicap with Hegins gunner Jacob Koons winning the K-80 Special Combo. The Doubles championship also saw a record entry as 936 shooters took the line on Friday afternoon.
Wexford, PA, won the Clay Target title
with the only 200 straight by a resident. Raymond
Emerson of Kennett Square finished runner-up. Belinda
Pascoe won the ladies title with 199. Joe
the Senior Vet title and Jack
Kostkas repeated as the Vet champion. William
Giron finished first in the Sub-Junior race and David
Angelo won the Junior title.
William Natcher won his first Pennsylvania Doubles crown when he broke a field high 99. Finishing second was past champion Jeff Graupp while newly minted PA HOF inductee Steve Huber won the AAA award. Stephanie Sandler took home the ladies title, her third career ladies doubles crown.
All American Frank Pascoe won both the HAA and HOA titles. These were his second and third major state titles. Frank won the Singles title back in 1999. Stephen Ollock finished second in the HOA while Charlie Berkhous finished second in the HAA. KayLynn Hamilton won her second ladies HAA crown. She also finished women's runner-up in the main handicap. Stephanie Sandler won her third straight HOA ladies title.
Sub Junior Kory Shissler won 19 trophies the nine day meet. Stephanie Sandler won 14 awards during the shoot, 47 in the last three years.