Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation, announced that on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, SCI Foundation and Krieghoff International hosted their Fourth Annual Sporting Clays Shoot at the Clark County Shooting Complex in Las Vegas, NV. This year, 108 shooters signed up to shoot at the event. Proceeds from the shoot benefit SCI Foundation programs, including its continuing partnership with the Boy Scouts of America. Shells for the shoot were generously donated by Rio Ammunition.
As the title sponsor for the 2016 shoot, Krieghoff International has donated a new Krieghoff K-80 Pro Sporter over/under, 12 gauge shotgun with 32-inch barrels, which was be given away by sweepstakes drawing in the SCI Foundation booth on Saturday, February 6th. The winner of the shotgun was Don Russell of Plainview, TX.
Participants of the event enjoyed a morning of shooting followed by a catered BBQ lunch and an awards ceremony where winning teams and top individual shooters were honored with plaques.
The winners of this year’s shoot are as follows:
Top 3 Performing Teams
1st Place – Craig Martin Team #1 (Craig Martin, Ray Brown, Frank Wood, Mickey Barrett, Gebben Miles)
2nd Place – Team Craig Meier (Craig Meier, Jeff Vick, Bill Daniels, Tom Brunton, Chris Batha)
3rd Place – Individual Team #3 (Ruger Parker, Jeff Sizemore, Brook Minx, Howard Kem, Dave Dillard)
Top Performing Individual Male Shooters
1st Place – Gebben Miles
2nd Place – Bill Daniels
3rd Place – Tom Brunton
Top Performing Individual Female Shooters
1st Place – Corey Cogdell
– Morgan Craft
2nd Place – Betty Krieghoff
Krieghoff also brought along some of its world-class big bore double guns and Semprio In-Line repeating rifles for shooters to try out again this year. Hornady Manufacturing Co. generously provided the ammunition for the big bore rifle shoot.