Clay target league: Perham Hot Shots kick off new season with strong practice weeks

Perham Clay target team results.

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Rorey Lindquist, middle, and Colby Vroman, right, earn a perfect 50-round badges during the Perham Hot Shots' first week of practice starting Apr. 2022.
Contributed / Courtney Vroman

PERHAM – The Perham Hot Shots clay target team wrapped up its second week of practice on Apr. 3.

Rorey Lindquist and Colby Vroman recorded the highest scores of the week of the 52-shooter team. Both scored two rounds of 25 for a total of 50. In the first week of practice. Vroman recorded a 48, while Lindquist scored a 46.

Seth Berry had back-to-back rounds of 23 for a week-two total of 46. Jonah Bieger shot a 25 and a 21 to match Bieger’s total.

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Alex Sazama, right, earns a perfect 25-round badge in the first practice week for the Perham Hot Shots on starting Mar. 27, 2022
Contributed / Courtney Vroman

Kaden Felt and Logan Meyers each hit 45, while Isabelle Pazdernik, Alex Sazama and Gage Dulski hit 44. Of Perham’s 52 team members, 10 of them scored 44 or higher.

In the first week of practice, ending on Mar. 27, Seth Berry led the pack with a 49. Calvin Berry was right behind him at 48, with Sazama and Dulski at 47.


This is the 10th season for the Hot Shots as they are one of 337 Minnesota State High School Clay Target League Teams. There are nine classes and 43 conferences based on team size. Perham is in Class 7A, and competes against Benson, Buffalo, Chatfield, Fairmont, Little Falls, New Prague and Randolph.

The spring season is made up of two practice weeks, one reserve week and five weeks of competition.

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Gage Dulski, right , earns a perfect 25-round badge during the Perham Hot Shots' first week of practice starting Mar. 27, 2022.
Contributed / Courtney Vroman


Reid Aakre 28 31

Shane Beck 35 35

Calvin Berry 48 41

Seth Berry 49 46

Jonah Bieger 43 46

Jayden Bormann 45 31

Rylan Bormann 23 30

Tait Bormann 38 43

Ethan Brasel 33 32

Aaron Briard N/S 33

Ethan Briard N/S 42

Gage Dulski 47 44

Kaden Feldt 39 45

Colby Flatau 42 34

Dominick Hammers 38 37

Jacob Hammers 24 18

Alexis Hartmann 27 19

Alyssa Hartmann 26 33

Ashton Hendrickson 18 20

Allison Jorgenson 43 37

Amanda Jorgenson 42 36

Brandon Larson 28 23

Rorey Lindquist 46 50

Britney Loerzel 30 27

Michael Menz 23 33

Nathan Meyer 19 25

Logan Myers 37 45

Paytan Myers 29 32

Jaden Nagel 29 40

Isabella Pazdernik 36 44

Morgan Pazdernik 36 31

Kade Raser 26 41

Haven Roth 38 40

Eli Runyan 11 11

Simon Runyan 27 31

Marisa Ruther 30 23

Molly Ruther 15 27

Braysen Salo 10 17

Ezra Sampson 20 25

Neil Sautter 39 N/S

Alex Sazama 47 44

Preston Shaw 36 39

Erik Smith 42 36

Lucas Swyter 17 31

Cypress Thiel N/S 42

Colby Vroman 48 50

Maddox Wagner 36 34

Shyanne Watercott 33 36

Wyatt Watercott 36 41

Carter Zachariason 16 35

Hannah Zachariason 31 41

Henry Zachariason 36 24

Seth Berry Grade 12 - Practice Week 1.jpg
Seth Berry, right , earns a perfect 25-round badge during the Perham Hot Shots' first week of practice starting Apr. 3, 2022.
Contributed / Courtney Vroman

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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