Mathews Wins Big at 1st Leg of IBO Triple Crown

Mathews Wins Big at 1st Leg of IBO Triple Crown

May 19, 2003 - Joel

The first leg of the IBO National Triple Crown was held May 17 – 18 in Bedford Indiana. As the season heats up, so does Team Mathews. At the conclusion of the weekend, Bill Sennick, Rodney Huffman, Alicia McHenry and Roger Thibault all walked away with the titles.

In the Men’s Open Pro class, Bill Sennick captured his first title of the season by turning in a score of 423 points. This was seven points better then second place. Jeff Hopkins finished in second place with 416 points. There were a total of seven Mathews shooters in the top ten. The rest of the top ten included: Darrin Christenberry, 413 points, 5th place; Shannon Caudle, 412 points, 6th place; Richard Leftwich, 412 points, 7th place; Bob Eyler, 411 points, 8th place and Jack Wallace II, 411 points in 9th place.

For the third time this year, Rodney Huffman won the Limited Pro class. Huffman’s score of 394 points was 13 better then second place Joseph Goza and third place Gene Curry, who both turned in a score of 381 points. There were nine Mathews shooters in the top ten. The rest of the top ten included: Pete Works, 377 points, 4th place; Ryan Leonard, 377 points, 5th place; Bryan Marcum, 373 points, 6th place; Brian Goza, 370 points, 7th place; Larry Goza, 367 points, 9th place and Tony Conques IV, 362 points in 10th place.

In the Women’s Pro class, Alicia McHenry captured her second title of the season. McHenry had a score of 397 points, which was nine better then Linda Owen who finished in second. Third place went to Tina Huntzinger with a score of 387 points. Mathews had nine shooters in the top ten. The rest of the top ten included: Susan Thompson, 384 points, 4th place; Ginger Morehead, 380 points, 5th place; Kathy Caudle, 379 points, 6th place; Connie Calloway, 377 points, 7th place; Jeanna Allbritain, 376 points, 8th place and Jennie Richardson, 371 points in 9th place.

In the Senior Pro class, Roger Thibault captured his first title of the season. Thibault had a score of 410 points. Jim Willard finished in second place with 400 points, and Derry Null was third with 399 points. Mathews had nine of the top ten finishers. The rest of the top ten included: Larry Odell, 397 points, 4th place; Tom Crowe, 397 points, 5th place; Dan Renner, 397 points, 6th place; Eddie Benezue, 396 points, 7th place; Les Bressler, 392 points, 9th place and George Dixon, 390 points in 10th place.

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