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Park Rapids Clay Dusters Excel in State Tournament Placing #1 Overall

June 20, 2017

Park Rapids Clay Dusters - Alexandria Tournament Results


14JUN17 - As noted before, this competition is referred to as the “State Tournament” and is the equivalent of sectionals in other athletics.  In this particular case, as there are 5 conferences in Class 3A, the top five schools from this competition advance to the State Championship held at the Minneapolis Gun Club (Prior Lake, MN) on June 24, 2017.


Park Rapids placed #1 overall.

1st Place Varsity Team

2nd pace Junior Varsity Team

Sally Yliniemi – 1st Place Female Varsity High Gun

Zoe Flath – 1st Place Junior Varsity Female High Gun

Cole Girtz – 2nd Place Varsity Male High Gun


25 Club (These are Park Rapids Shooters who shot perfect scores)

Sally Yliniemi (2)

Cole Girtz (2)

Riley Cannon

Isaac Hoverson

Zoe Flath

Logan Veo

Wyatt Newman

Blake Johnson


Other Notables:

Lee Edelman – 5th Place Novice High Gun Male

Mikayla Hensel – 9th Place Varsity High Gun Female

Blake Johnson – 4th Place Varsity High Gun Male

Brianna Weckwerth – 5th Place Junior Varsity High Gun Female (Tied)

Samantha Yliniemi – 5th Place Junior Varsity High Gun Female (Tied)




  2. Click on Clay Target Leaderboard Graphic

  3. Under “Team” Enter Park Rapids and click Go


  1. Under “Report” Find Leaderboard Overall and Click


For the state championship each participating school is asked to select 5 shooters and 2 alternates.  Based on shooting performance, these shooters have been selected to represent the Park Rapids Clay Dusters at Prior Lake.

Cole Girtz

Blake Johnson

Riley Cannon

Sally Yliniemi

Isaac Hoverson


Wyatt Newman

Ean Voight

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