South Side Bee Branch, Batesville AYSSP squads snag regional titles

LONOKE (AGFC) – Over 250 teams competed in this week's Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament. The Gun Slingers from South Side Bee Branch won the junior division and the Clay Commanders from Batesville won the senior division. The regional tournament was held May 4-5 at the Remington range near Lonoke.

Two more regional tournaments will be held in the coming weeks, followed by the state finals June 1-2 at Lonoke. The top 16 teams from each region will compete in the state finals.

The AYSSP is an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission program that encourages youth to learn to shoot shotguns safely while enjoying the outdoors. To learn more about the AYSSP or to become a coach, visit to download a brochure or contact Woodson, 501-230-4738.
Junior High Division
Team name Squad name Score
South Side Bee Branch Gun Slingers 109
Searcy Clay Breakers Squad 1 105
Beebe Blue Rock Blasters Clay Busters 104
Batesville Pioneers - Juniors Two 103
Salem 1 - 8 Salem 1 103
White County Central Smoking Guns 100
Clinton FFA Top Guns 99
Batesville Pioneers - Juniors One 97
Southside Jr High Str8 Shooters 96
Southside Jr High Trigger Happy 94
Valley Springs Jr Smoke-n-aces 94
Melbourne Bearkatz Melbourne Jr 1 94
Clinton FFA The Trap Machine 92
Faulkner County 4H Shooting Sports Club Totally Busted 92
MHS Skeetbusters Squad 1 91
Batesville Pioneers - Juniors Four 91
Senior High Division
Team name Squad name Score
Batesville Pioneers Clay Commanders 227
Salem 1 - 8 Salem 4 225
Cave City Sharpshooters Fowl Play 224
Rose Bud Sharp Shooters Full Strut 220
Beebe Blue Rock Blasters Burning Nitro 220
South Side Bee Branch Top Shots 217
Shooters R Us First Flight 217
Searcy Clay Breakers Squad 2 215
Heber Springs Trap Team BAT Squad 213
Baxter County 4H Shooting Sports Team 1 212
Pangburn Gunslingers Gunslingers 1 212
Flippin Trap Shooters Team 1 211
Beebe Blue Rock Blasters Nitro Express 211
Greenbrier High School Clay Mafia 210
Viola AYSSP Viola Senior 1 208
Valley Springs SR Valley #1 207