After 40 years competing in trap shooting, Rich Long can finally call himself a City Champion.
Long claimed that title Wednesday night, topping a field of 33 shooters to win the Butte Trap Club’s annual City Shoot. Long broke 99 out of 100 targets and will represent the Butte Trap Club in the Champion of Champions event held at the State Shoot in Great Falls.
Mark Powers won the League Champion Division with a score of 93 out 100.
Jake Taverna broke 98 out of 100 targets to win the Class AA title. Kennedy Long, the grandson of the City Champion, won the Junior Trophy, and Kane Sorensen won the Sub-Junior Division.
Dave Vicevich topped Dean Stringer in a shoot off to claim the A Division trophy, and Robert Edwards outshot Mike Douthitt for the League B honors.
Lisa Edwards won the Lady Trophy, and Dana Miller topped the Veteran category.
City Shoot results follow:
Champion – Rich Long 99×100
Class AA – Jake Taverna 98×100
Class A – Dave Vicevich 98×100 25,24 s.o.
Dean Stringer 98×100 25,21 s.o.
Class B – Chris Andersen 93×100
Class C – John Wombold 98×100
Class D – Jim Staudenmayer 91×100
Lady – Lisa Edwards 76×100
Veteran – Dana Miller 95×100
Junior – Kennedy Long 92×100
Sub-Junior – Kane Sorensen 60×100
New Shooter Nick Barney 91×100
League Champ – Mark Powers 93×100
League A – Al Petersen 92×100
Mike McLaughlin 92×100 forfeit
League B – Robert Edwards 89×100 21 s.o.
Mike Douthitt 89×100 16 s.o.
League C – Gillian Clark 73×100
1st Annie Oakley
Nick Barney 1st
Robert Edwards 2nd
2nd Annie Oakley
Dave Vicevich 1st
Gillian Clark 2nd