Iowa Central's sports shooting team just finished out a great fall season in Grand Island, Nebraska, with two 3rd place individuals in the regional championships. Alexis Louck finished 3rd in female sporting clays with an 86/100. Lane Dundee finished 3rd place in super sporting clays with a 47/50. Grand Island had 250 competitors, making it the biggest regional championship the ACUI has ever hosted.
The team has been even more successful this fall in their conference, taking 1st place at every event as a team. The team won in Ellsworth as a team with the top five shooters being Lane Dundee, Ty Haugen, Taylor Nelson, Konnor Wendt, and Clinton Manning shooting a 492-500. The top male for this meet was Lane Dundee with a score of 99/100, while Taylor Nelson took 2nd place with a 99/100. Iowa Central also took top female for this event with Tayler Andersen who shot a 95/100.
After Indian Hills, the team set their eyes on Southwestern community college, placing 1st as a team with Clinton Manning, Dylan Schepers, Kaden Waack, Konnor Wendt, and Taylor nelson shooting a 485/500. Clinton Manning also took 2nd place male with a score of 98/100, winning the shoot off against
Dylan Schepers who also shot a 98/100, giving Schepers 3rd place individual. 2nd place female was taken by Amanda Gunderson with a 92/100, and Taylor Sandy took 3rd with a 91/100.
Cedar Rapids also awarded Iowa Central 1st place with the top five shooters being Clinton Manning, Lane Dundee, Kyle Coomer, Amanda Gunderson, and Tayler Andersen shooting a 490/500. Clinton Manning also took 1st place individual for males with a perfect score of 100/100. Amanda Gunderson took 1st place individual for females with a 98-100, while Tayler Andersen took 2nd with a 96/100.
Ellsworth Community College hosted the last conference meet of the fall season, where Iowa Central also took 1st place with a 474/500. The top five shooters were Clinton Manning, Konnor Wendt, JP Crowley, John Behrens, and Lane Dundee. Clinton Manning also took 3rd place individual with a 97/100. 3rd place female was given to Mollie Upton with a 93/100, while Tayler Andersen took 3rd place female with a 91/100.
The Iowa Central Sports Shooting team has had a very successful fall season, and does not plan on slowing down in the spring, where they will be competing in San Antonio, Texas for the ACUI Nationals to defend their title as the best shooting team in the nation.