Granite Bay High School 
Trap Team

Team Roster 2016

 
 Name: Tyler Abinante
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori 725
Interests: I play the piano. I enjoy acting, comedy of all types, watching movies and playing video games.  I am also active in Boy Scouts. 
Why I Shoot: I shoot because I enjoy the challenge of trying to hit all targets, as I focus on each specific target one at a time.
Accomplishments: Achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.  Good grades, operating a successful pet-sitting business.  
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert 
   
        
   Name:Logan Andelin
Grade:
 9
Division: 
Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori 
Interests: Shooting, basketball and video games.
Why I Shoot: It's fun, challenging, and nice to be apart of a team. 
Accomplishments:
NRA Marksmanship Rank:

 
 Name: Brandon Anthony
Grade: 

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Winchester 1300
Interests: Hunting, fishing, ATVs
Why I Shoot: Increasing my experience level, super chill team
Accomplishments: 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Expert

 
  Name: Brent Bartholomew
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Remington 870
Interests: Hunting, Swimming, and anything outdoors.
Why I Shoot: I like using my second amendment right as an American.    
Accomplishments: Achieving Distinguished Expert and becoming CRP certified 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert
   Name: Alec Bohnett
Grade
: 12
Division:
 Junior Varsity
Shotgun:
Interests: Robotics and martial arts
Why I Shoot: It's nice to be apart of a team and exercise my second amendment right 
Accomplishments: Making it through a day 

NRA Marksmanship Rank: 
 
 Name: Nolan Brophy
            Team President 
Grade: 12

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori 625
Interests: Hunt, fish, shoot, hang out with friends.
Why I Shoot: To be with friends.
Accomplishments:   Defensive player of the year (football) and                                      receiving a top shoot award 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert
            


 
 Name: Lauren Brown
            Team Secretary, Publicity Chair
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori 725 
Interests: I dance for the GBHS extreme dance team, surf when I can (preferably in Costa Rica),  enjoy hanging out with friends, and traveling the world. 
Why I Shoot: I shoot because it's super fun yet challenging.  Also, my trap family makes it so much more enjoyable and fun. 
Accomplishments:  Traveled to 6/7 continents, NRA member, won second place in an all girls tournament, and achieved distinguished expert. 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert


 
 Name: Nathan Burch
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Remington 1100
Interests: I like to play video games, shoot trap, and hang out with friends.
Why I Shoot: I shoot because it's fun.
Accomplishments:  
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert

 
 
 Name: Bryce Cassidy
            Team Treasurer
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Remington 870
Interests: Hanging out with friends, hiking, hunting, and fishing.
Why I Shoot: Being on a team is very enjoyable and I enjoy all                           the aspects of shooting. 
Accomplishments:  Pitched a no hitter in baseball and shot a 75 straight. 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert
            

   Name: Erin Dougherty
            Website chair 
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Beretta A400 XL
Interests:  Shooting,playing cello and spending time with family                     and friends.
Why I Shoot: Because the team is full or great people and it is always fun to go shoot.  
Accomplishments: I own 6 plants and haven't killed a single one yet 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert

   Name: Olivia Epperson
Grade: 10
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citon Trap
Interests: Playing volleyball and being involved in the National Charity League. Also, I enjoy being a peer counselor at GBHS.
Why I shoot: It is tons of fun and everyone on the team is so welcoming and fun to be around 
Accomplishments: I have been able to make an impact on campus and in the community 
NRA Marksmanship Rank: 
   Name: Jared Evers
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Tristar Setter S/T
Interests: Hunting, camping, scuba diving, and spending time with friends
Why I Shoot: Trap is a great way to be able to shoot more often and spend time with friends
Accomplishments: Shooting my first buck, getting good grades, diving the Great Barrier Reef and soon becoming an Eagle Scout 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:
        
 

 
 Name: Noah Evers
Grade: 12

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori XT
Interests: I like hiking, camping, hunting, and scuba diving
Why I Shoot: I enjoy trap shooting as well as shooting with my friends
Accomplishments: I shot a 4x3 buck last August and I will be finishing up my Eagle Scout rank this April
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert     
            
 
 Name: Gregory Gallegos
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning
Interests: Football, hanging out with friends, playing video games, and working out
Why I Shoot: Because I was raised shooting and it is a passion of mine
Accomplishments: Playing football for Granite Bay
NRA Marksmanship Rank:
   Name: Nicole Gearing
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Benelli Super Black Eagle
Interests: I play tennis for GBHS and ride horses.  I enjoy spending time with my friends.
Why I Shoot: My awesome brother suggested it and I thought it would be fun to do something new.  
Accomplishments:  I have maintained a 4.0 GPA, I made varsity tennis, I compete at AA rated horse shows (highest there is).  
NRA Marksmanship Rank:   Expert

   Name: Thomas Kambe
Grade: 12

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Benelli Ethos
Interests: Electronics, programming, robotics, airsoft, motor cycles, shooting, skiing, boating, hiking, my dog, swimming
Why I Shoot: I have fun shooting, it's challenging
Accomplishments:  I've been swimming competitively for 10 years, skiing on a team for 6 years, and been involved with robotics teams for 6 years
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert  

 
 Name: Robert Langowski
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori XT
Interests: I enjoy hiking, fishing and camping.
Why I Shoot: Being on the trap team allows me to take part in and enjoyable activity on a competitive level. 
Accomplishments: I am a graduated Eagle Scout and an active member of my troop's outdoor Venture Crew program.
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert

 
 Name: Damon Leaf
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: CZ Sporter
Interests: Playing 
ice hockey, video games, wake boarding, and being outside
Why I Shoot: To challenge myself 
Accomplishments: 
I've coded my own website from scratch and maintained straight A's
NRA Marksmanship Rank: 

   Name: Chase Lederer
Grade: 11
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: 
Interests: Attending Young Life, golfing, football, and being outside 
Why I Shoot: Sounded interesting
Accomplishments: Maintaining good grades and being proud of my faith 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:
    Name: Scott Martin
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning BT-99
Interests: Shooting, being with 
friends, and meeting new people 
Why I Shoot: I enjoy competing 
Accomplishments: Getting over 4 million views on my Youtube channel 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:


 
 Name: A.J. Mersereau
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Remington
Interests: Film editing, special effects, and video games 
Why I Shoot: I enjoy trying to improve and become a better shooter 
Accomplishments:  Becoming a Distinguished Expert and shooting a 25 straight. Winning an award from Friskies for a commercial I shot and edited 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:   Distinguished Expert

            

 
 Name: Megan Pizzo
Grade: 12

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Stoeger M3000
Interests: I love interning at Kaiser Roseville, hanging out with friends, and shooting trap
Why I Shoot:  Everyone on the team is really encouraging and is always pushing you to do your best
Accomplishments: Hiking in the Swiss Alps, and serving in Honduras and Mexico. 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:
 Expert
 
 Name: Ryan Pizzo
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Beretta 682x
Interests: Shooting, running cross-country, and watching movies
Why I Shoot: I shoot because it is a great stress reliever and it is fun
Accomplishments: Getting straight A's and being a student leader for Youth Group during a Mexico mission trip 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:

   Name: Clayton Rathjen
Grade: 9
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Beretta AL 391 Sporting 
Interests: Shooting and skiing 
Why I Shoot: Because I love shooting and my uncle shot and was a sponsored by Oakley and won ESPN world games for sporting clays
Accomplishments: Getting second place in the California State championship shoot for Fitase 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:
 
 Nam Jack Samuel
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori XT
Interests: Playing videogames, hunting, and fishing
Why I Shoot: The tournaments, hanging out with friends on the team
Accomplishments: Getting Distinguished Expert and 25 Strait.
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert  
                      

 Name: Nicole Schweickert
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun:  Browing Citori 
Interests:  I enjoy hunting large and small game and riding horses
Why I Shoot:  I enjoy shooting with friends and being able to practice my shooting skills 
Accomplishments:  I completed a 10 mile hike in Glacier Nation Park and am a counselor to special needs children at Bayside Church
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
 Distinguished Expert
 
 Name: Ryan Seck
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun:  Remington 1100 
Interests:  Reading and martial arts
Why I Shoot:  Well, it's all going to help me become a better shot for hunting.  
Accomplishments:   Second degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
 Expert
   Name: Nathaniel Tak
Grade: 10

Division: Varsity
Shotgun:  Browning Citori XT
Interests: I like to play video games, program, and mostly everything computer related.
Why I Shoot:  
Accomplishments:   I have been swimming since I was 6.  I am currently doing water polo and robotics.
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
 Distinguished Expert
            

   Name: Alex Taylor
Grade: 9

Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Remington 1100
Interests: Camping and hiking 
Why I Shoot: Getting the opportunity to meet new people and shooting with friends
Accomplishments:  learning to shoot  
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
    Name: Bronson Vanderjack
Grade: 10
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning 
Interests: Spending time outdoors, exploring with my brothers, and camping 
Why I Shoot: Spending time with friends and feeling the satisfaction of seeing a call totally explode 
Accomplishments: Getting lead roles in many local theatre productions and have slept until noon 
NRA Marksmanship Rank: 
   Name: Greg Warren
Grade: 11
Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Weatherby PA-08
Interests: Hanging out with friends, riding dirt bikes, and playing drums
Why I Shoot: It is very relaxing and not stressful like other sports 
Accomplishments:
NRA Marksmanship Rank: 

 
 Name: Brandon Williams
            Team Vice President
Grade: 11

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori XT
Interests: YoungLife, GBHS Design and Engineering Club, and duck hunting 
Why I Shoot: I enjoy trying to break my previous scores and having the opportunity to shoot alongside your friends
Accomplishments: Achieving Distinguished Expert in Trap, having a 4.0 GPA, and being a business owner (3 Bro Audio)
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert  

         
   Name: Jack Willing
Grade: 12

Division: Junior Varsity 
Shotgun: Browning
Interests: Hanging out with friends at the lake, going on drives and watching movies
Why I Shoot: Because it is instant gratification when you hit the clay
Accomplishments: Getting into multiple colleges 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  

 
 Name: Braden Wyrick
Grade: 9

Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Browning Citori 
Interests: Martial arts and self defense 
Why I Shoot: I enjoy the challenge of shooting and improving my accuracy 
Accomplishments: I have a black belt in martial arts and participate with a martial arts performance group 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
   Name: Blake Zerlaut
Grade: 12

Division: Varsity
Shotgun: Browning XT
Interests: Shooting trap, dirt biking, skiing and wake boarding 
Why I Shoot: It is fun and I seem to be pretty good at it
Accomplishments: 100 straight at Las Vegas Nationals in 2015 and hiking Half Dome 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  Distinguished Expert 
                      
   Name: Grant Zerlaut
Grade: 9

Division: Junior Varsity
Shotgun: Binelli M2
Interests: Dirt biking, shooting, biking, surfing, and making stuff 
Why I Shoot: Because my brother is on the team, so I can talk to him and all of my other friends that are on the team.
Accomplishments: I have a patient pending, climbed Half Dome, Clouds Rest, and Subway in Zion. 
NRA Marksmanship Rank:  
   
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