Lundeen and Brown Win ASA AL TitlesApril 1, 2014 - mikez
The third tournament of the season for the ASA was held March 28 – 30 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This is the second consecutive ASA to be held in Alabama this year. Even thou it was in the same state, the conditions and location proved to be different and the shooters had to adapt. When the winners were announced, Erika Lundeen and Art Brown won the titles in their respective classes.
Erika Lundeen has competed in the Women’s Pro class for a few years. She is a very tough competitor, but she had not won her first tournament yet. This week, going in to the shoot down, Lundeen was in second place, trailing the leader by 2 points. Lundeen shoot tremendously in the shoot down, and captured her first win of the season with a score of 468-10. Second place went to Ginger Morehead with a score of 464-8. Morehead also moved up from third place entering the shoot down to finish in second. Mathews finished with six of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Kailey Johnston, 462-7, 4th place; Sharon Carpenter, 461-7, 5th place; Emily Veyna, 393-5, 8th place and Kaitlyn Price, 387-3 in 10th place.
In the Senior Pro class, Art Brown has a new favorite state! Brown won the first Alabama tournament a few weeks ago, and this week he did it again. Brown had a final score of 482-15 and won his second consecutive ASA tournament of the season. Duane Price had a score of 476-18 and finished in second place. This is Price’s third consecutive top 3 finish in the ASA this season. Tom Crowe also had his third consecutive top three finish as well. Crowe finished in third place with a score of 476-13. Mathews finished with five of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Tipton Cook, 405-12, 6th place and Richard Freeland, 402-8 finished in 8th place.
In the Open Pro class, Walter Rush was the top Mathews finisher. Rush had a score of 494-19 and finished in second place. Mathews ended the tournament with four of the top ten finishers in the class. The rest of the top ten included: Jeff Hopkins, 485-18, 5th place; Brandon Reyes, 421-16, 9th place and Terry Reynolds, 420-17 in 10th place.