Para USA’s Keehart Takes Ladies Limited Area 2 Title at USPSA Handgun Championships
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. —-(AmmoLand.com)- Team Para USA shooter Debbie Keehart of Mesa, Ariz., won the Women’s Limited title at the U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s Area 2 Regional Handgun Championships.
Keehart posted a final winning score of 935.1635, nearly 150 ahead of second place shooter Gail McLean who shot a final score of 786.0686.
Rounding out the top five women in the Limited match were Laurie Lynn in third with 622.5906, Cheryl Current in fourth with 505.8075 and junior shooter Sara Drake in fifth with 484.9109.
“Congratulations go out to Debbie for shooting a strong match and capturing the Women’s Limited title for Team Para,” said Dave Thomas, executive director of the U.S. Practical Shooting Association. “More and more women are joining the ranks of USPSA shooters and Debbie stands out as a top competitor that new shooters should look to emulate.”
The match, which was held November 12-15 at the Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club in Mesa, Ariz., drew a total of 355 shooters who put a combined 100,000-plus rounds down range competing for regional championship titles in the Open, Limited, Limited-10, Production, Revolver and Single Stack divisions.
The USPSA Area 2 region includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico but shooters from around the country attended.
The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has nearly 18,000 members and more than 350 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the US Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. For more information, visit www.uspsa.org.