X-Line’s Chip & Crack youth trapshooting club put 8 youth on the AIM National Zone &
State teams and another member awarded a scholarship.
Jeremy Jiskra (Coal City) made the AIM Allstars (National Junior team)
Dane Bertrand-Essington (Bourbonnais) made the AIM Zone Junior Team
Tim Bartolini ( Tinley Park) made the AIM Zone Sub-Junior team
Jacob Aichele (Morris) made the AIM Junior team, Eddie Lanoue II (Kankakee) was named Captain of the AIM State (Illinois) Sub- Junior team,
Raylee Cross (Aroma Park) made the AIM State (Illinois) Sub-Junior team, Logan Sammons (Schererville) made the AIM State (Indiana) Sub-Junior team
Zane Metz (Momence) was named Captain of the AIM State (Illinois) Pre-SubJunior (11 & under) team, Alyson Kinstner earned a College scholarship.
X-Line’s Chip & Crack youth trapshooters at the AIM Nationals in Sparta, Il. There are 15 youth going: 1 Senior team (18 – 23 years of age) & 2 Junior teams (15 to 18 years old) We only had 4 sub-juniors (14 & under) this year we did not have enough for a team so they are shooting on Junior teams for the team competition and Sub-juniors for individual awards. The Chip & Crack youth were among over 1400 young trapshooters from all over the country competing. More than half of the 1400 competitors were in the Junior division.
The Junior Silver team: Raylee Cross (Aroma Park), Dalton Byrne (Bourbonnais), Zane Metz (Momence), Logan Sammons (Schererville, IN), & Kenny Carruthers (Bourbonnais) the teams age and individual averages put them in Junior division class D. They ended up 9th in their class.
The Junior Gold team: Dane Bertrand-Essington (Bourbonnais), Alyson Kinstner (Manteno), Matt McDaniel (Braidwood), Eddie Lanoue II (Kankakee), & Tim Bartolini (Tinley Park). This team was in Junior Class B & they finished 10th.
The Senior team: Josh Jiskra (Coal City) Kelcey DePatis (Donavan), Damon Harris (Bradley), Jacob Aichele (Morris), & Jeremy Jiskra (Coal City). Some of the men on this team have shoot with me for 10 & 11 years. This team brought home the Runner-up trophy for Seniors Class C. After the 1st day the seniors found themselves in 6th place 11 targets out of 1st & 6 targets behind the 3rd place team. They ended up as the Runner-up team. X-Line’s Chip & Crack team had 3 members who shot 15 or more targets over there averages: Josh Jiskra; Damon Harris; & Logan Sammons.