U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Sometimes the stories seemingly write themselves and at the conclusion of Trap competition for the 2017 USA Shooting National Championships on Tuesday, that’s exactly what happened.
One athlete continued a reign of dominance with her third-straight national title. There will be no casting aside of the double trap competitors after the loss of their event from the Olympic program following a national title and two other podiums in their new event. Equally impressive might have been the performance of a 12-year-old sharpshooter who is now a Junior National Champion. You could say it was quite the day at the International Shooting Park just south of Colorado Springs.
It was a summer Carroll indeed just as it has been the previous two summers as 22-year-old Ashley Carroll (Solvang, California) earned her third straight National Title, which puts her in rare company. The last three-time National Champion was two-time Olympic Skeet gold medalist Vincent Hancock (Eatonton, Georgia) who did so from 2010 to 2012. Carroll had built five-target lead entering the 50-target Final and would fend off eventual silver medalist Kayle Browning-Thomas …Read the Rest