COLO SPRGS, CO (Sept. 28, 2022) – USA Shooting’s Junior Men’s Trap team took home the first medal for Team USA at the 2022 Shotgun World Championship in Osijek, Croatia, Sept. 24.

Matthew Kutz, from Texas; Emilio Carvalho, from California; and Lance Thompson, of Pennsylvania, defeated Spain to earn the third-place title and take home some bronze medals.

“We had to push through as a team, but we made it happen in the end,” said Thompson.

The Junior Women’s Trap team also had a great performance at Worlds. Sydney Krieger, of Arizona; Ryann Phillips, from Texas; and Chantry Stermer, of Oklahoma, earned fourth place as a team overall.

Ryann Phillips at Worlds
Ryann Phillips competing in Junior Women’s Trap at the 2022 World Championship. Courtesy photo.

Phillips also made it to the semifinals for Junior Women’s Individual Trap where she placed eighth in the world.

Up next for the World Championship is Open Men’s and Women’s Trap.

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