Great Outdoors: The Xavier Trap Shooting Invitational

By John Campbell, Reporter

Over 300 sharpshooters from 13 Eastern Iowa high schools were putting it on the line Saturday at the

In the field were the top male and female high school shooters in the state. Carli Berutti is a senior at Xavier. She's the defending national junior champion, and has earned a trap shooting scholarship to Lindenwood University outside of St. Louis.

And then there is Sam Fowler, a sophomore from Maquoketa. The defending state champion went 50-for-50 when we were watching.

The potential of these two shooters becomes apparent when you learn they have both been invited and participated in practice at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado.
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