NCC Sports Shooting Team Wins 4th Place at State Championships

The NCC Thunder Sports Shooting Team debuted a strong start in their first trip to the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Collegiate Championships held April 27 at the Stockdale Gun Club in Ackley, Iowa. In their historical first state team competition NCC took home 4th place team honors with a team score of 427!

  1. Iowa Central Community College – 454
  2. Hawkeye Community College RedTails – 450
  3. Southeastern Blackhawks Sport Shooting – 442
  4. NCC Thunder Sport Shooting – 427
  5. Iowa Western Shotgun Sports – 420

Men
Levi Henrichs – 8th in Male division out of 82
Evan Ingalls – 14th in Male division out of 82
Austin Chase – 19th in Male division out of 82
Michael Glasscock – 40th in Male division out of 82

Women
Kaitlyn Bechler- 9th in Female division out of 37

Brian Lauck, NCC Head Sports Shooting Coach, said, “The weather was less than ideal for doing much of anything outside.  With rain, sleet, snow and high winds there were plenty of reasons to complain, but the NCC athletes embraced the challenging weather. After each round they came away with smiles and looked forward to the next round. The athletes and coaches would like to thank everyone for their support.”

NCC is currently recruiting students for the 2019-2020 Sport Shooting season. Coach Lauck, stated, “We are interested in talking with high school students who were active in their high school sports shooting team and are interested in continuing to compete while furthering their education.”

If you are interested in joining the fastest growing sport in the nation, with over 3,000+ sports shooting participants just in the state of Iowa, consider NCC’s Sports Shooting Team. For more information contact Brian Lauck, Head Sports Shooting Coach at nccsportshooting@nwicc.edu. NCC – Your Success is Our Story!

PHOTO: Left to Right: Assistant Coach Doug Rodger, Levi Henrichs, Michael Glasscock, Austin Chase, Evan Ingalls, Kaitlyn Bechler, Head Coach Brian Lauck

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