The Spartan sports shooting team competed in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Collegiate Trap Championship on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Stockdale Gun Club in Ackley. The weather was very unfavorable for shooting as it was cold with 25 mph gusting winds. Despite the elements, the Spartans finished in second place overall in the 200 target competition.
The top scorers for the Spartans were Clayton Dale (183), Trevor Elwood (183), Blade Smith (182), Hunter Anderson (181), and Tanner Howard (181). This same group took home the fourth place trophy for high squad.
SWCC received a third place trophy for its finish in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference standings. The team of Anderson, Hunter Albers, and Howard finished second in the E-skeet league. Anderson received runner-up high men's award for this skeet league.