Memphis FFA Trap Team members who took part in the season opener were, front row (L to R) Katelyn Talbert, Kilee Bradley-Robinson, Katie Campbell, Kalissa Thomas and Shelby Troutman. Middle row (L to R) are Advisor Waltedda Blessing, Jared Dunn, Jake McDaniel, Magnum Talbert, Parker Triplett, Dylan Mohr, Kale Creek and Coach David Koch. Back row (L to R) are Luke Triplett, Brock Aylward, Kyle Childress, and Hunter Frederick.

The Memphis Chapter of FFA Trap Team began the 2018 season at Macon on August 25th taking three full teams to compete in the season-opener.

Memphis claimed first place in the 36-team field of competitors.

The top shooter for Scotland County was Kyle Childress, scoring a 49 out of 50. Shelby Troutman topped the girls’ squad with a round of 45. Jared Dunn, Kale Creek and Magnum Talbert all shot rounds of 48 and Luke Triplett had a 47, producing the winning score of 240 points out of 250.

FFA Advisor Waltedda Blessing and Coach Dave Koch were very pleased with how the team shot.

Kyle Childress shot a team high 49 out of 50 in the Memphis FFA Trap Team’s season opener to help lead the squad to a 1st place finish.

The school was aided by the scoring system, which took the top 5 individual scores for shooter from the program,

The Memphis A team featured Dunn, Triplett, Brock     Aylward, Jake McDaniel, and Dylan Mohr.

Three members of the Memphis B Team, Creek, Talbert and Childress, helped produce the winning score. Also on the B team were Parker Triplett and Hunter   Frederick.

Shooting for the girls this week along with Troutman were Katelyn Talbert, Katie Campbell, Kilee Bradley-Robinson, and Kalissa Thomas.

The Memphis FFA Team invites the public out to watch them shoot as they host  the annual fundraiser Shoot-a-thon on Sunday, September 9th at the Lake Show-Me Trap Range.

Call Waltedda Blessing for more information or to sponsor one of the FFA shooters.

Anyone is welcome to attend and shoot at the fundraiser on September 9th.