Clay Target: Park Rapids maintains lead in fall league standings

The Clay Dusters have seven competitors among the top 10 in the conference.

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Alex Eischens hit a perfect 50 targets to lead the Park Rapids Clay Dusters in Week 3 of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target Fall League Class 1A Conference 13 standings.

Avery Kapaun hit 48 targets, Aaron McDonald and Cameron Swanson hit 47 targets, Mason Eischens hit 45 targets, and Cooper Sharp and Silas Carter hit 44 targets to lead the way as Park Rapids scored 2,821 points in Week 3. Austin topped the seven-team field with 2,835 points.

Alex Eischens leads the conference with a 24.50 average out of 25 and is tied for seventh overall in the league. Ortonville’s Connor Danielson has the top average of 24.83. McDonald and Kapaun are tied for second place in the conference with 24.00 averages, Mason Eischens is fourth with a 23.33 average, Sharp is tied for fifth with a 23.17 average, and Carter and Swanson are tied for 10th with 22.50 averages.

Park Rapids’ Maggie Kay Carter is tied for fifth in the conference among females with a 19.00 average after hitting 37 targets in Week 3. Austin’s Arianna Barrera tops the conference with a 22.33 average while Kerra Ramsey of Fertile-Beltrami is the top female in the league with a 24.50 average.

After three weeks, Park Rapids has accumulated 8,921 points. Austin is second with 8.137.50 points with Marshall (8,296), Elk River (5,289.50), Mounds View (4,687.50), Plainview-Elgin-Millville (4,398.50) and Pine Island (4,394.50) following.


The Clay Dusters dominate the Class 1A Conference 13 fall league.

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1987 Moorhead State University graduate
Sports reporter for Park Rapids Enterprise since 1987
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