Lincoln, NE -(AmmoLand.com)- Billy Miller of Blair relied on consistency during a weekend of inconsistent conditions to top the field in the 47th annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on Saturday at the Nebraska Trapshooting Association home grounds.
The junior won the Cornhusker Cup by hitting 143 of 150 targets over two days. He hit 72 of 75 at 16 yards Friday on a breezy, but mostly dry, day. Rain soaked the ground overnight and shooters on Saturday were greeted with standing water, mud and drizzle. In the handicap on Saturday, Miller shot a 71 at 24 yards to take the big prize.
“You’ve gotta be consistent in this game, no matter what the conditions are,” Miller said. “But we’ve shot a lot in the rain in practice this year and I think that helped me.”
Miller may have snuck up on a strong field that included many of the top shooters from last year, including 2015 Cup champion Dean Rogers of Papillion-LaVista South. That didn’t concern him, though.
“I didn’t think anyone was looking for me to be in this, but I’ve shot against the best shooters in our conference,” he …Read the Rest