(Accokeek, MD) Team Beretta shooters recently achieved 7 podium finishes in 5 different events at last week’s 2020 Gator Cup in Okeechobee, FL.
Team Beretta members in attendance at this competition included Anthony Matarese, Diane Sorantino, Desirae Edmunds, and Zachary Kienbaum.
Matarese, who shoots with a standard Beretta DT11, secured a third-place finish in the main event with a score of 187 targets out of 200, after a shoot-off with fellow teammate Kienbaum and junior competitor Tom Seay. He also obtained an additional third-place podium finish and two runner-up finishes in the preliminary, FITASC, and Super Sporting events with scores of 95/100, 96/100, and 49/50, respectively.
Sorantino, shooting with a Beretta A400 Xcel, achieved two ladies runner-up podium finishes in the preliminary and Super Sporting events with exceptional scores of 91/100 and 43/50, respectively.
Edmunds, who shoots with a Beretta DT11 L, obtained ladies champion honors in the preliminary event with a score of 94 out of 100 targets, besting her nearest competitor by 3 targets.
Kienbaum battled against some tough competitors and finished in the top ten for each of the events in which he entered.
Team Beretta shooters will continue their season at the upcoming 2020 Seminole Cup in Woodbine, GA from February 26 to March 1, 2020.
Team Beretta, founded in the early 1980s, is a team of professional shooters of various ages and experience that compete as Brand Ambassadors for Beretta USA in the fields of trap, skeet, sporting clay, pistol, 3-gun, and precision long range competitive shooting. Since 1977, Beretta has led the way in all forms of competitive shooting sports and continues to strive for excellence. During the 2016 Olympic Games, Team Beretta shooters took ten out of the possible fifteen podiums in trap, double trap, and skeet shooting events. Team Beretta shooters not only compete at the highest professional levels as well as at national and regional competitions, but they also mentor and train future competitors.
Beretta, established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world tracing its roots through 15 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and supplies the standard sidearm to the U.S. Armed Forces. Today, Beretta manufactures, distributes, and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories, and apparel. Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information, visit www.Beretta.com.