Texas Sentinels Foundation

Lock-N-Load Fall Invitational Tournament is a success

On Nov. 16, the Texas Sentinels Foundation gathered with supporters at Rio Brazos Hunting Preserve in Simonton, Texas for its Lock-N-Load Fall Invitational Tournament. The event was the second sporting clays tournament befitting the nonprofit foundation focused on supporting Wounded Warriors in Texas.

Wounded Warriors and U.S. veterans were paired with Texas Sentinels Foundation supporters and sponsors during the team shooting event, and awards for performance were announced once the results were tabulated.

Tournament Winners

Operation Lock-N-Load Fall Invitational coordinator Corby Callaway, Highest Overall Award tournament winner Rick Storey and Texas Sentinels Foundation co-founder Richard Filip

Operation Lock-N-Load Fall Invitational coordinator Corby Callaway, Highest Overall Award tournament winner Rick Storey and Texas Sentinels Foundation co-founder Richard Filip

Rick Storey, who participated on the Hercules Offshore Inc. team, shot a perfect 100, winning the tournament’s top individual Highest Overall Award.

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Callaway, U.S. Coast Guard veteran Todd McKenna who won the Highest Overall Award for military participant and Filip

Callaway, U.S. Coast Guard veteran Todd McKenna who won the Highest Overall Award for military participant and Filip

Todd McKenna, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who participated on the Loma Linda Ranch team, scored 76 and won the tournament’s individual Military Highest Overall Award.

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Shannon Fish won the Highest Overall Award for female participant at the Fall Invitational tournament.

Shannon Fish won the Highest Overall Award for female participant at the Fall Invitational tournament.

Shannon Fish, who participated on the Operations Excellence Group LLC team, scored 77 and won the tournament’s individual Female Highest Overall Award. Her score was higher than most of the men who participated.

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Tactical Firearms team

Tactical Firearms team

Tactical Firearms won first place for a combined team score of 399, topping the best of the Class AA. Second place in the Class AA went to Hercules Offshore Inc. who had a combined team score of 389 and third place in the Class AA went to the H.L. Flake Security Hardware company team.

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Boots & Coots team

Boots & Coots team

Boots and Coots won first place for Class A with a combined team score of 339. Second place in Class A went to MW Cox Consultants with a combined teams score of 320 and Loma Linda Ranch Team 2 won third place in the Class A with a score of 312.

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Heineken USA team

Heineken USA team

Heineken USA won first place for Class B with a combined team score of 237. Second place in Class B went to Wings Over Houston who scored 232 and third place went to the Rice Owls football team who scored 230.

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Sponsors

 

Supporters of the Texas Sentinels Foundation made this tournament a success.

Official tournament sponsors were: RE/MAX of Texas, Spirit of Texas BankHercules Offshore, Boots & Coots, Apache, H.L. Flake Security HardwareWings Over Houston AirshowNorthwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge RamLoma Linda Ranch, Tactical Firearms, The Operations Excellence Group, RE/MAX Real Estate AssociatesCrown Trophy, MW Cox Consultants, Finance Home AmericaDr. Pepper, Monster Energy, Dos Equis, HeinekenTexas RoadhousePitt’s and Spitt’s, Rebecca Creek, Enchanted Rock, Steel Horse Cookers Sterling McCall Toyota and NBD Graphics Inc.

Sterling McCall Toyota was the Cowboy Breakfast sponsor.

Volunteers

Many individuals from sponsorship organizations and the general public came out to the event to help support Wounded Warriors.

Texas Rolling Thunder, an organization that escorts the bodies of fallen soldiers in Texas, was there with a motorcycle display and American flags. Gary Peterson and Pat Thompson served as the organization’s key leaders during the event.

Carson George brought the Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall Scholarship Fund display to the Texas Sentinels Foundation event. The Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall, supported by the Texas Rolling Thunder organization, is a mobile tribute to the men and women from Texas who have died in Iraq or Afghanistan after Sept. 11, 2001.

Volunteers at the event included:

Al Leissner RE/MAX of Texas
Al Menconi Spirit of Texas Bank
April Rasco RE/MAX of Texas
Bill Roach Wings Over Houston
Brandon Moeller RE/MAX of Texas
Brandon Vos RE/MAX of Texas
Brian Miller RE/MAX of Texas
Brian Parker RE/MAX of Texas
Carson George The Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall
Casey Kruse RE/MAX of Texas
Celia Lozenski RE/MAX of Texas
Charles El-Moussa RE/MAX of Texas
Chuck Becker Black Elk Energy
Cliff Brothers  
Corby Callaway RE/MAX Grand
Dana Tuggle RE/MAX of Texas
Danna Furnace-Grimes RE/MAX of Texas
David Morales StarTex
Denise Moore RE/MAX Fine Properties
Ed O’Neal LTC Ed O’Neal – Purple Heart Club
Ellen Fendley RE/MAX of Texas
Erica Menconi Spirit of Texas Bank
Extra StarTex StarTex
Frank Gray RE/MAX of Texas
Gary Peterson Texas Rolling Thunder
Grace Harris RE/MAX Grand
Isaac Gonzales Infinity Commercial Lock Service
Jacob Furnace RE/MAX of Texas
Janis Roach Wings Over Houston
Jayson Rasco NOV
Jeanne Filip RE/MAX of Texas
Kathy Edwards Perry Homes
Krista Boehm Independence Title
Laura Cook RE/MAX of Texas
Laura Kroon StarTex
Lynette Barnett RE/MAX of Texas
Lynn Connell  
Mike Sumerlin RE/MAX of Texas
Mohsin Syed RE/MAX of Texas
Nancy Dalton Spirit of Texas Bank
Pat Thompson Texas Rolling Thunder
Paul King Texas Land & Development Co.
Philip Leung RE/MAX of Texas
Priscilla Reynolds StarTex
Rebecca Hafner Independence Title
Richard Filip RE/MAX of Texas
Rick Henderson RE/MAX Grand
Sabrina Morales StarTex
Sonya Meshell Spirit of Texas Bank
Stacie Callaway RE/MAX Grand
Steve Lombardi RE/MAX of Texas
Susie Barlow Texas Sentinel’s Foundation
Tamara Johnson RE/MAX of Texas
Tanya Gonzales Infinity Commercial Lock Service
Tim Ross RE/MAX of Texas
Yvonne Grayson StarTex

Photos

Photos taken by Brandon Vos and Philip Leung, volunteers with RE/MAX of Texas.

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