Anthony Matarese of Team Winchester Wins NSCA North Central Regional

Anthony Matarese of Team Winchester Wins NSCA North Central Regional

EAST ALTON, IL (August 10, 2022) — Team Winchester member Anthony Matarese continued his winning ways at the 2022 National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) North Central Regional. Matarese locked up High Overall Champion in the main event, crushing 195 of 200 targets with his trusty Winchester AA® shotshells. Meanwhile, teammate Connor Daniel had an exceptional performance with 186 targets, solidly winning Sub Junior Champion by a 13-target margin.
The North Central Regional was event 5 of 8 in the 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, and was hosted by Northbrook Sports Club in Hainesville, Illinois. Approximately 700 shooters gathered to brave the heat and compete from July 27-31, with strong performances by many across all classifications.
Congratulations to all Team Winchester members and all those who competed at the NSCA North Central Regional.
Additional Team Winchester highlights include:

Anthony Matarese: Main Event: HOA Champion, Super Sporting: M3
Eric Harvey: Prelim Event: Runner-Up
Connor Daniel: Main Event: Sub Junior Champion, Prelim Event: Sub Junior Third, Super Sporting Sub Junior Champion
Zach Kienbaum: Super Sporting: M1
Kayla Wilgus: Prelim Event: Sub Junior Runner-Up

Winchester Ladies Cup regional winners

Karen Shedd: Champion
Haylyn Hanks: Runner-Up
Madison Sharpe: Third

The next stop for the 2022 NSCA Championship Tour will be the Northeast Regional August 17-21, 2022. For live updates from the range, follow Winchester on Instagram and Facebook.

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