Singleton Clay Target Club holds eighth annual Ball Trap and Skeet Championships

ON TARGET: Denis Pearce (Overall Winner Ball Trap Champion), Olly Lighezzolo (Event Sponsor), Rod Nicholson (Overall Skeet Champion).

ON TARGET: Denis Pearce (Overall Winner Ball Trap Champion), Olly Lighezzolo (Event Sponsor), Rod Nicholson (Overall Skeet Champion).

On Sunday the 5th of May the scheduled eighth annual Ball Trap and Skeet Championships were held at the shooting grounds at Warkworth.

A pleasant morning greeted 21 shooters from all over the Valley and the event was sponsored for the eighth year by member Olly Lighezzolo.

Shooting started at 9.30am and the results were:

50Tgt Ball Trap Championships

Overall Winner Denis Pearce 46/50

A-Grade 1st David White 48/60

2nd Jack Barker 47/60

B Grade 1st Beau Brown 42/50

2nd Stuart Foate 41/50

C Grade 1st Will Grills 41/50

2nd Rod Nicholson 34/50

50Tgt Skeet Championships

Overall Winner Rod Nicholson 48/50

B Grade 1st Will Grills 45/50

2nd Denis Pearce 44/50

C Grade 1st Taijh Bridge 42/50

2nd Jack Barker 40/50

Held in conjunction with the ball trap event a 25 Target Side by Side event plus a cash divide 50 Tgts Ball Trap and 50 Tgts Skeet events were held with the following results:

25 Target Side by Side Event

1st Jim Worthington 27/27

2nd Taijh Bridge 26/27

50 Tgts Skeet - Cash Divide

1st B Grade - Derek Wyllie 40/50

1st C Grade - Phil Allen 36/50

2nd C Grade - Don Harris 28/50

50 Tgts Ball Trap - Cash Divide

1st B Grade - Lionel Finlay 32/50

1st C Grade - Olly Lighezzolo 26/50

At the presentation shooters praised the opportunity to be able to shoot ball trap and the skeet layout as a very few clubs have them.

Also thanking Olly for his continuing sponsorship of the event.

A big thank you to Anne, Kate and Robyn in the kitchen, Jack, Lionel & Will for looking after the traps and Julie & Denis in the office.

Our next shoot will be on the 8th and 9th June.

Traditionally our biggest shoot of the year the novelty Field and Game Event draws big crowds.

Camping, food and hot showers will be available.

If you are interested in finding out more about Clay Target Shooting, our club always welcome new shooters.

Practice is on every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

For further information call Denis Pearce on 0417 271 879 or email djphome@westnet.com.au or find us on Facebook.