11 Dec Krieghoff Takes 2013 Gun Makers Showdown!
Krieghoff bested teams from Blaser, Beretta, Perazzi and Browning to win the title.
Minnesota Horse and Hunt was the host for the 2013 North Central Regional, National FITASC and Gun Makers Showdown.
Teams of four from each major gun maker vie for the $10,000 purse. The teams are selected from the top four shooters of all events using that particular company’s shotgun. Zach Kienbaum, Gebben Miles, Jon Kruger and Kevin DeMichiel combined efforts to represent Krieghoff with a total of 1,314, putting them 29 targets ahead of the Beretta team for a second consecutive title. Pat Lieske finished with the same score as Kevin DeMichiel which put him in the money as well.
There were two Main Events at the shoot, both being Team USA Qualifiers. In the Sporting Main, Gebben Miles finished third with Zach Kienbaum taking M1. In the lady concurrent Desi edmunds finished runner-up with Abel Spire taking the same position in Juniors. For the National FITASC, Gebben finished in the runner-up position followed by Kevin Dimichiel. Zach Kienbaum took M1, Jon Kruger M2 and Pat Lieske M3. Desi Edmunds visited the podium in the runner-up position for ladies.