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Team Winchester And AA Crushing Clays At The NSCA Championship Tour Western Regional

EAST ALTON, IL (April 7, 2022) — The 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, is now underway after the recent conclusion of the Western Regional, the first of eight events that make up the 2022 tour.


Team Winchester And AA Crushing Clays At The NSCA Championship Tour Western Regional

This past weekend, more than 550 shooters gathered at Coyote Springs Sporting Clays in Tucson, Arizona.  

Team Winchester members performed exceedingly well and were prevalent on the podium throughout the events. Special congratulations are in order for Zach Kienbaum who was the Western Regional champion, but the entire team had an excellent performance, indicating an exciting season ahead. Notable results from the event include: 

  • Zach Kienbaum: 
    • Champion: Western Regional Main Event 
    • Champion: Super Sporting 
    • Champion: Prelim Event
  • Anthony Matarese: 
    • Champion: 5-Stand 
    • Third Place: FITASC
  • Kayla Wilgus: 
    • FITASC Champion: AA Class 
    • Champion: 5-Stand, Sub Junior 
    • Lady Runner-Up: FITASC
  • Mike Wilgus: 
    • Master Class First: 5-Stand and Super Sporting 
  • Joe Fanizzi: 
    • Junior Champion: 5-Stand and FITASC 
    • Junior Third Place: Main
  • Desirae Edmunds: 
    • Lady Runner-Up: 5-Stand and Super Sporting
  • Connor Daniel: 
    • Sub Junior Runner Up: Main
    • Sub Junior Third: 5-Stand

Ladies Cup Regional Winners

  • Champion: Madison Sharpe
  • Runner-Up: Karen Shedd
  • Third Place: Desirae Edmunds

The next stop for the 2022 NSCA Championship Tour is the World English in San Antonio, Texas, on April 19-24, 2022. For live updates from the range, follow Winchester on Instagram and Facebook.


About the NSCA Championship Tour

The NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, represents the very best there is in sporting clays with the world’s top sport shooters gathering at the finest gun clubs to compete for top honors.
Learn more and find an event near you by visiting www.nssa-nsca.org.

About the Winchester Ladies Cup

The Winchester Ladies Cup is an exciting competition that will span all seven of the NSCA Championship Tour regional events with added prize money going to the top three All-Around ladies at each event and culminating in a National Champion receiving the Winchester Ladies Cup trophy at the end of the season.

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