Morgan and Scott Win ASA Florida ChampionshipFebruary 6, 2013 - mziebell
The first tournament of the season for the ASA was held February 1 – 3 in Newberry Florida. The competitors have been waiting and practicing for this tournament for several months. A win here is a great way for anyone to start their season. When the winners were announced, Levi Morgan and Steve Scott won the championship in their respective classes.
Over the past six years, Levi Morgan has been the dominant force in the Open Pro class. Morgan has won the Florida title three of the last five years. So, what happened this year? When the top five shooters were announced for the shoot down, all five shooters had one thing in common. They all shoot Mathews! Levi Morgan led the way with a final score of 517-23 to capture his first win of the season and his fourth Florida title in the last seven years. Second place went to Jeff Hopkins with a score of 513-18. Joseph Goza finished in third place with a score of 487-18. Mathews finished with seven of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Brandon Reyes, 485-17, 4th place; Thomas Gomez, 482-16, 5th place; Jame Jamison, 414-16, 8th place and Bill McCall, 414-12 in 9th place.
In the Senior Pro class, Mathews shooters had another dominant showing. Leading the way was Steve Scott. Scott had a final score of 478-18 to capture his first title of the season. Art Brown finished in second place with a score of 469-15 and Bill Ruck was third with a score of 449-12. Mathews finished with eight of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Tipton Cokk, 446-13, 4th place; Richard Freeland, 400-11, 6th place; Bart Larson, 400-9, 7th place; Jeff Doss, 398-10, 8th place and Buddy Durr, 396-9 in 10th place.
In the Women’s Pro class, the top Mathews finisher was Sherry Hott. Hott had a final score of 448-5 and finished in second place. Mathews finished with seven of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Ginger Morehead, 432-8, 4th place; Andrea Nicholson, 416-5, 5th place; Sharon Carpenter, 380-6, 6th place; Kailey Johnston, 380-5, 7th place; Kaitlyn Price, 376-8, 8th place and Erika Lundeen, 367-2 in 10th place.