MASON, MI – The 2023 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship took place in Mason, MI July 5th-9th, with 1,800 student athletes taking part in the individual competition, and 240 high school teams taking part in the team competition. Overall more than 460 high schools from across the country were represented.
240 high school teams took part in the USAHSCTL National Team Championship. The qualifying round took place on Friday, July 7th. The top 80 teams qualified to move on to the Championship round, which was held in the morning on Sunday, July 9th.
On Saturday, July 8th, 1,800 of the top high school athletes competed in the USAHSCTL National Individual Championship Qualifying round. Of those, just 400 made it to the Sunday afternoon final.
In the Sunday Team Final, Calhoun High School (IL) took home title of National Team Champion. It was Calhoun High School’s third National Team Championship title in as many years.
The Sunday Individual final was an exciting affair, with 19 athletes shooting perfect scores at the end of regular competition. Those 19 went on to compete in a grueling shoot-off, which saw recent graduate Landon Sievers from Calhoun High School of Illinois persevere to claim the Overall National Champion crown. Audrey Gordon of Southwestern High School (IL) was one of two females that shot perfect scores and went on to compete in the shoot-off, where she edged out her competition to take home the title of top female in the nation.
Full Results from the event can be found at http://claytargetleaderboard.com
Photos and videos of the event can be found at https://www.facebook.com/USAHSCTLNationalChampionship
Individual Championship – Male
Individual Championship – Female
perfect score (100) ties broken by shoot-off. other ties broken by reverse run.