By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager

COLO SPRGS, CO (March 27, 2023) – The 2023 USA Shooting Junior Shotgun National team is now set after the second selection match in Kerrville, Texas, at the Hill Country Shooting Sports Center, March 10-19.

The 2023 JR Skeet Team. L to R: Benjamin Keller, Jordan Sapp, Joshua Corbin, Kyle Fleck, Fayth Layne, Jessi Griffin, Madeline Corbin, and Karsyn Ross.

Scores from the first selection match, held in August of 2022 at the John Anthony Halter Sports Education Center in Hillsdale, Michigan, were added to the second selection match scores to determine the teams.

The Junior Men’s Skeet team consists of Benjamin Keller, (Johnstown, Colorado), Jordan Sapp, (Gilbert, Arizona), Josh Corbin, (Reedsburg, Wisconsin), and Kyle Fleck, (Schoolcraft, Michigan).

The Junior Women’s Skeet team consists of Jessi Griffin, (Jasper, Georgia), Alishia “Fayth” Layne, (Columbia, Tennessee), Madeline Corbin, (Reedsburg, Wisconsin), and Karsyn Ross, (Seguin, Texas).

The Junior Men’s Trap team consists of William Browning, (Doylestown, Ohio), Matthew Kutz (Goliad, Texas), Caleb Cutler, (Marshall, Texas), and Owen Bin, (Kerrville, Texas).

The Junior Women’s Trap team consists of Carey Garrison, (Crossville, Tennessee), Ryann Phillips, (Gail, Texas), Kaleigh Castillo, (Livermore, California), and Taylor Dale, (Burlington, Wisconsin).

The top three male and female athletes of each team will represent Team USA at the 2023 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, in June and the 2023 ISSF Junior World Championships in Changwon, Korea, in July.

Junior athletes competed in various categories at the selection match. The following awards were earned by skeet shooters:

Overall Junior Women

Gold: Jessi Griffin

Silver: Alishia “Fayth” Layne

Bronze: Madeline Corbin

Women U18 

Gold: Karsyn Ross

Silver: Haidyn Stewart

Bronze: Gracelynn Hensley

Women U15

Gold: Chloe Chaleunsinh

Silver: Kaela Hinze

Collegiate Women

Julie “Lia” Nelson (University of Florida)

Overall Junior Men

Gold: Benjamin Keller

Silver: Jordan Sapp

Bronze: Josh Corbin

Men U18

Gold: Aidin Burns

Silver: Zach Hinze

Bronze: Jerrod Croley

Men U15

Gold: Hunter Engholm

Collegiate Men

Gold: Kyle Fleck (Hillsdale College)


The following awards were earned by trap shooters:

Overall Junior Women

Gold: Carey Garrison

Silver: Ryann Phillips

Bronze: Kaleigh Castillo

Women U18 

Gold: Taylor Dale

Silver: Ava Downs

Bronze: Molly Elliott

Women U15

Gold: Esther Cui

Silver: Liana Cerra

Collegiate Women

Gold: Sydney Coffin (Schreiner University)

Silver: Abbey Wigh (St Leo. University)

Bronze: Shelby Sivadon (Tarleton State University)

Paralympic Women

Gold: Sophia Bultema

Overall Junior Men

Gold: William Browning

Silver: Matthew Kutz

Bronze: Caleb Cutler

Men U18

Gold: Tony Meola

Silver: Mason Pillard

Bronze: Kaleb Horinek

Men U15

Gold: Ajay Jarrett

Silver: Luis Adan Cerra

Bronze: Ethan Hemsath

Bronze: Henry Perdue

Bronze: Adam Zoelle

Men U12

Gold: Britton Rich

Silver: Benjamin Cui

Collegiate Men

Gold: Josh Corbin (Hillsdale College)

Silver: Emanuel Butdorf (Jacksonville State University)

Bronze: Thommy Brown (Columbia College)

Bronze: Jace Jarrett (University of Tennessee Southern)

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