Team USA Ladies take home gold, junior shooters excel in international competition.
Accokeek, MD -(AmmoLand.com)- Shooters from Team Benelli and Team Stoeger helped lead Team USA to a Ladies Division gold medal, several individual awards and a strong showing from the USA Juniors team at the recent 2015 Shotgun World Championship in Italy.
Team Benelli Captain Dianna Muller and Team Stoeger shooter Becky Yackley were part of the gold medal-winning USA Ladies Team; Muller’s individual score led her to a silver medal in the Ladies Division and Yackley finished sixth overall. Team Benelli shooter Aaron Hayes finished 23rd in the men’s division (25th overall).
Benelli shooter and USA Junior Team member Nathan Staskiewicz finished second in the junior division and 21st overall before winning the top-8 Shoot Off for his division. Team Stoeger’s Timothy Yackley took home the bronze medal in the junior division, finishing 35th overall. Benelli Junior Team member Katie Francis finished fifth in the junior division and 94th overall in her first international event.
“As good as I’ve ever seen Katie shoot,” Muller said. “If she …read more