Young Shooter Wins Handicap Event at Pacific International Trap Shoot

Josh Tiegs
Josh Tiegs
Browning Firearms
Browning Firearms

Morgan, UT --(Ammoland.com)- Josh Tiegs, a 15-year-old shooter from Auburn, Washington, shot the lone 100 straight in the Browning Grand Pacific Championship Handicap event at the Pacific International Trap Shooting’s annual PITA Grand competition. This year’s PITA Grand event was held at the Evergreen Sportsman’s Club near Littlerock, Washington, on July 20- 26, 2014.

Josh was shooting his Browning Citori XT Trap over/under shotgun at the 25-yard line. Josh took home the Championship Handicap prize money for his 100 straight. Because Josh was shooting a Browning shotgun, he also took home an additional $5,000.00 check, courtesy of Browning.

“When someone wins a big shoot using your product, it is cause for celebration. But when a 15 year old waltzes out there and beats the big guys using your product, it’s even better. We at Browning congratulate Josh Tiegs on his incredible accomplishment at the 2014 PITA Grand and wish him the best of luck as he continues his shooting career,” said Scott Grange, Shooting Promotions Manager for Browning.

Attendance was up an average of 16.4% over the week at this year’s PITA Grand. It was also noted that the small gauge competition was very popular at this year’s event as well.

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