San Antonio, TX –-(Ammoland.com)- Bobby Fowler finished the National Championship in dramatic fashion, delivering a perfect last-day score to win his third National Sporting Clays Championship title by a five-target margin.
Fowler previously won National Championships in 2000 and 2005.
Runner-up to Fowler was Anthony Matarese, and David Radulovich finished in third place. Annabelle Ayres won her second consecutive National Ladies Championship.
Reigning World Sporting Clays Champion Richard Faulds of England finished with the highest score of the week to win the International Championship.
One of the highlights of the week was the annual Top Gun Shootout, which has become a crowd favorite event. Fifteen top shooters consisting of previous National Champions, U.S. Open champions, All-Americans, and those who have distinguished themselves as shooters in other ways, were invited to face 25 challenging targets under the stadium lights before a packed house. Scott Robertson won the Top Gun title, followed by runner-up Desirae Edmunds and third place Bill McGuire.
The 25th anniversary National Championship was held October 23-28 at the National Shooting Complex.
|National Champion||Bobby Fowler – 294|
|Runner-up||Anthony Matarese – 289|
|3rd Place||David Radulovich – 287|
|Ladies Champion||Annabelle Ayres – 273|
|Ladies Runner-up||Katie Fox – 266|
|Ladies 3rd Place||Alexandra Wampler – 262|
|Sub Junior Champion||Tom Seay – 277|
|Junior Champion||David Radulovich – 287|
|Veteran Champion||Steve Edmondson – 284|
|Super Veteran Champion||Curtis Anderson – 261|
|Sr. Super Veteran Champion||Gary McStay – 249|
|International Champion||Richard Faulds – 295|
|FITASC||Anthony Matarese – 98|
|FITASC Lady||Ashley Little – 85|
|Krieghoff Kup||Derrick Mein – 99|
|Krieghoff Kup Lady||Ashley Little – 95|
|5-Stand M-AA||Gebben Miles – 98|
|5-Stand A-E||Ruben M. Martinez – 90|
|20 Gauge||Annabelle Ayres – 95|
|28 Gauge||Paul Montealegre – 100|
|.410 Bore||Zachary Kienbaum – 96|
|20 Gauge FITASC||Zachary Kienbaum – 48|
|28 Gauge FITASC||Scott Robertson – 49|
|Sub Gauge HOA||Scott Robertson – 287|
|All Around||Anthony Matarese – 580|
|Super Sporting||Zachary Kienbaum – 99|
|Side X Side||Michael Coleman – 92|
|Pump Gun||Bob Davis – 94|
The National Sporting Clays Association is the official governing and sanctioning body of Sporting Clays in the United States. Headquartered at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, it is the world's largest Sporting Clays organization, with members in all 50 states and 10 foreign countries. To locate NSCA member clubs in your area or for more information on the National Sporting Clays Association, visit our website at www.nssa-nsca.org