Match Season Off to a Strong Start for Team Hornady
Team Hornady shooters are off to a good start for the competitive match season with strong finishes in several shooting matches.
USPSA Optic Sight National Championships
Team Hornady was represented at the USPSA Optic Sight National Championships held at Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, Florida by five shooters. Ashley Rheuark took home High Lady in the Optics Division and was 18th overall for the weekend. The match consisted of 20 stages that made up what Ashley considered to be a very challenging and exciting match. It had lots of partial targets at various distances, strong and weak hand shooting as well as moving targets. Ashley was using Hornady 125gr HAP bullets with her Glock 34 MOS TTI Combat Master. Doug Koenig (shown below) finished 6th in the Optics Division.
Jessie Duff (below left) garnered 2nd place in the Women’s Open Division, with a 21st placement overall. Andrew Hyder finished 7th in the Open Division and Blake Miguez (below right) finished 9th.
Superstition Mountain Mystery 3 Gun (SMM3G)
The Team Hornady lineup at the Superstition Mountain Mystery 3 Gun (SMM3G) Match in Mesa, Arizona, led an impressive charge with four of the highest finishes. In the Open Division, Jerry Miculek (below left) took 1st place and Maggie Reese (below right) was High Lady.
Keith Garcia (below) took 1st place out of 156 competitors and High Law Enforcement in the Tactical Division.
Kelly Neal took 1st place in the Stealth Division and was High Overall Shooter. For rifle, he shot Hornady BLACK™ 75 grain ammo for targets past 100 yards, and 55 grain FMJ ammo for anything inside 100. For pistol, he shot American Gunner 115 gr XTP, and for shotgun, he used the 00 Buck Critical Defense which he says, “patterns GREAT!”
IDPA Indoor Nationals
The IDPA Indoor Nationals, held in late February delivered two wins – Robert Vogel (below) won the SSP Division and his 10th National Title and Ashley Rheuark was High National Lady, finished 3rd in the ESP division, and 9th overall.