Team members with Nationals banner

Representing Plymouth High School in national trap shooting competition were, from left: Brianna Kober, Laura Behr, Austin Hartmann, Eddie Ristow, Bryce Ladwig, Evan Ladwig, and Coach Bryan Kober.

PHS trap 1st at State, sends team to Nationals

Posted July 30, 2018

The Plymouth High School Trap Shooting Team recently won county and state competitions and sent a team to Nationals.

PHS is part of the Sheboygan County High School Trap League that was started in 1979 and recently also joined the Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League. The PHS program provided opportunities to 80 kids from grades six through 12 this year.

This year, a PHS team took first place in the county championship round. In addition, Evan Ladwig was the top-scoring boy in the county, and Laura Behr was the top-scoring girl.

PHS also took first place for team event in the State shoot in Mayville. Brianna Kober was the top-scoring girl and Laura Behr was third in the tournament.

Several PHS athletes qualified to go to Nationals in Mason, Mich., marking the first time a Plymouth team was put together to participate in this kind of event. PHS took 17th out of 180 teams, and was third among the 23 Wisconsin teams.

Members of the team representing PHS at the 2018 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship were:

  • Laura Behr
  • Austin Hartmann
  • Brianna Kober
  • Bryce Ladwig
  • Evan Ladwig
  • Eddie Ristow

“Congrats to the 2018 Plymouth Trap shooting team for having a safe and fun season,” said Coach Bryan Kober. “This past year the Plymouth Trap Team had an outstanding year.”

The team thanks its sponsors for their invaluable support: Arbuckle Flowers, Bruce Behr, Cascade Recreation Association, Crystal Lake Sportsmans's Club, Dave Nicholson, Greg Hildebrand, Greg's Tap, Johnsonville Rod and Gun Club, Masters Gallery Foods, O' Callahan's, Parnell Tavern, Ridge Runners, and Sipps Bar and Grill.

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