Carlinville Clay Busters take second at AIM

Carlinville Clay Busters take second at AIM

ClaybustersMembers of the Carlinville Clay Busters trap team traveled to Sparta, Ill. to compete at a national level in the Academics, Integrity and Marksmanship (AIM) program.

The Clay Busters Pre-sub team 1, youth age 11 and under, won second in the nation at this competition. Team members are Zach Whisler, Rowdy England, Nicky Graham, Koby Pitchford and Bradley Rynders.

Pre-sub team 2 won first place in their division. Team members are Trayton McCann, Elise Baker, Delanie Sanson, Connor Simons, and Dylan Cunningham. Elise Baker won first place as best female shooter in her age group.

“All of our shooters worked very hard to attend a national competition. They all placed at the state level to attend this national competition,” said coach Bruce Barnes.

Senior shooters this year are Caleb Crawford, Cody Reno, Brooke Whisler, Andrew Hayworth, and Taylor Graham. Junior team members are Preston Whisler, Brett Holliday, Devin Jenkins, Noah Sisson and Austin Slightom.

For more information about joining the Carlinville Clay Busters, contact head coach Bruce Barnes 217-971-8582.