Smith & Wesson’s Tony Phan Grabs Limited-10 Tile At USPSA Area 4 Championship

Smith & Wesson’s Tony Phan Grabs Limited-10 Tile At USPSA Area 4 Championship

U.S. Practical Shooting Association
U.S. Practical Shooting Association

BURLINGTON, Wash. –-(Ammoland.com)- Trailing by 42 points going into the final stage of the match, Team Smith & Wesson’s Tony Phan of Webster, Texas picked up 52 points on Robert Carlile to capture the Limited-10 division title this past weekend at the U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s Area 4 Handgun Championship in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Phan won three of the 12 stages in the match to finish with a final score of 1432.9279, a 10.2549 point margin of victory.

Carlile, who won four stages that put him in the lead after the 10th stage, held the lead through the 11th stage before falling to second behind Phan and finishing with 422.67.30 points.

“The Limited-10 match was one of the most exciting at this year’s Area 4 Championship. With an equally talented field of shooters, the title came down to the final stage and who could put together a winning run, and this year that shooter was Tony,” said Phil Strader, the USPSA Area 4 director.

Smith & Wesson's Tony Phan
Smith & Wesson's Tony Phan Grabs Limited-10 Tile At USPSA Area 4 Championship

Team Rudy Project’s Sean Gaines won three stages on his way to a third place finish with 1418.1795 points. Fourth place went to Andrew Stevens with two stage wins and 1368.3510 points while Phillip Williamson of Denton, Texas finished fifth with 1245.1119.

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