NEWTON — PCM’s Trap Team continues its first season of high school club competition.
The Mustangs’ coach is pleased with what he is seeing from his team members.
As a first-year program in Iowa High School Clay target Association (IHSCTA) and the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) competition, all the PCM shooters compete at the junior varsity level.
PCM claimed second place in the junior varsity division the Newton Trap Team’s shoot on May 4 at the Jasper County Gun Club.
The Mustang squad of Paige Wood, Chase Sanders, Dawson Harney, Kolbe Wilkerson and Dane Owens broke 205 out of 250 clay pigeon targets.
Wood tallied a personal-best 44 targets out of 50 to win top honors in the junior varsity girls’ division.
“As the coach I just love working this group. They just keep getting better every shoot,” PCM Trap Team coach Chad Wood said.
“This is the best thing I’ve ever been a part of and I am so glad we started the club for the kids.”
Coach Wood said it is great to see the PCM competitors having fun doing something they like.
Six high school trap team club teams competed in Newton’s meet including Newton, PCM, Baxter, BGM, Knoxville and Montezuma clubs.
The PCM club will compete in a trap shoot hosted by Grinnell on May 12 at the Big Springs Shooting Range in Searsboro.