2004 Westy Hogans
Elysburg, PA

Information and research on this page compiled by Richard Hamilton.
Photographs courtesy of Spancake's Studio

David Schaeffer
Westy Hogans Singles Champion

Chris Vendel
Westy Hogans HAA Champion

Debbie Ohye
Lady of America Champion

Robert Malmstedt
Westy Hogans
Doubles Champion

Arthur Antunes
Westy Hogans
Handicap Champion

Niles Oehrli
Class AA Singles HOA

David Schaeffer wins second Westy Hogans Singles title with 200 straight. Debbie Ohye wins Lady of America title. 

 Frank "Westy Hogans" Rively
Runner-up, 98x100
Handicap # 1

Chris Vendel takes HAA and HOA titles while Bob Malmstedt wins doubles after 100 straight and three way shootoff with Stephanie Sandler and Bryce Gearhart.  

The 98th renewal of the Westy Hogans Annual Trapshooting Tournament was held on Friday, September 10th through Sunday, September 12th. Held from 1907 to 1973 in and around Atlantic City, the tournament moved to Parkers in New York for 1974 and 1975, than back to New Jersey (Pine Belt) from 1976 to 1985. In 1986 they moved to another new home, this time to Thurmont, MD for the next 13 years. The tournament was held in Millington, MD for 4 years, from 1999 to 2002. The tournament was hosted by the PSSA at Elysburg in 2003 for the first time. 

David Schaeffer of Glyndon, Maryland continued his hot singles shooting by winning his second Singles Championship in three years. Schaeffer was also runner-up in the Clay Target Championship at this years Grand American. Bob Wagner of New York was runner-up. Belinda Pascoe broke a 198 for the ladies title while Dennis Spancake topped Vets with a 199. Cory Natcher won the Junior crown and Joseph Notopoulos was king of the Senior Vets. 

On Sunday Bob Malmstedt won the feature twins with 100 straight after a three way shootoff with Stephanie Sandler and Bryce Gearhart. Gearhart took the runner-up title and Sandler won the women's crown. Arthur Antunes topped the handicap with 98. Chris Vendel was the all-around leader for the tournament with 397x400 and also paced high-over-all scoring with 786x800, and he also won the Challenge Trophy with a 198x200, based on the combined score of the second 100 in the main singles plus the feature handicap.

The Lady of America trophy was awarded on Friday's singles and second handicap events. Debbie Ohye earned the honor for her 192 tally, a five-bird lead over Jean Mariano

Robert Wagner
Westy Hogans
Singles Runner-up

Belinda Pascoe
Westy Hogans
Ladies Singles Champion