Pleasant Grove High School shotgun club places sixth at state championship

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Back row: Peyton Stringer, Jakob Fontenot, Logan Holt, Logan Knowles, Dawson Palmer, Jackson Byrne, Dylan Yost & Will Fontenot Front row: Cole Newton, Addison Burgin, Matthew Thomas, Weston Samuels, Hadley Butcher, Claire Morse & Kylee Jo Braley

TEXARKANA — The Pleasant Grove High School Shotgun Club placed sixth out of 282 teams at the Texas Scholastic Clay Target Program State Championship.

The competition was held June 11-13 in San Antonio, Texas.

Pleasant Grove junior Matthew Thomas tied for fourth place in the Trap competition.

Matthew Thomas — Courtesy: Pleasant Grove High School

Thomas was picked for the Texas All-State Trap Team and will be traveling to Iowa in July to represent Texas in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championship

The SCTP’s mission, according to PGISD, is to help kids reach their highest potential in becoming the best athletes and young adults they can be. The SCTP is a youth development program, first and foremost, and they do this through shooting sports and competitive shooting, according to PGISD.

The Pleasant Grove High School Shotgun Club sponsor is Jeffrey Parker.