The Border Watch : January 16th 2015
40 SHOOTING CaLL MarIjan TOs On (08) 8723 3231 Top results in supershoot A TOTAL of 112 competitors travelled from across Australia to compete in the Mount Gambier Gun Club’s annual two day supershoot championship on the weekend. Although the weather was rather troublesome, it did not deter shooters from entering the six events. Prizes were awarded to competitors who places between one and five in AA, A, B and C grade. Shooters were eager to shoot accurately with in excess of $16,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. First up was the Pick Ave Deli and Bakery Pointscore Championship. After a shoot-off Dougal Simson 99/99 won AA, from Robert Clark 98/99, Wayne Sanders 74/75, won A from John Hawker 75/78, Peter Quire 73/75 won B from Matt Zema 72/75 and Geoff Illman 72/75 won C from Paul Hender 70/75. The second event was the Mount Gambier Bendigo Community Bank Single Barrel Championship. Some shooters attained perfect scores and after shoot-offs, the following winners were announced. James Hayden 29/29 just edged out Gavin Height 28/29 to win AA, Ian Urch 25/25 won A from Darren Murrell 24/25, Andrew Jenkins 27/29 won B after a shoot-off from Ray Mack 26/29, Graham Quinlan 22/26 won C from Valerie Dehne 21/26. The final event on Saturday was the South West Freight Double Barrell Championship and by now the shooters were in fine form, with 15 competitors attaining perfect scores. Shoot-offs were held in windy conditions, with competitors still smashing the targets consistently until finally Ashley Bolwell 71/71 emerged victorious, winning AA from Bill Jorgenson 70/71. Andrew Aldersey 31/31 won A from Wayne Sanders 30/31, Andrew Jenkins shot a perfect 25/25 to win B from Michele Giannone 37/39 and Ben Fisher 24/25 won C from Paul Hender 24/26. The completion of this event saw the end of the day’s shooting. The competitors and families gathered around for the presentation of the 60 prizes. The completion of day one was followed by a seafood and barbecue dinner hosted by the club. On Sunday, the weather had improved and shooters were ready to show their marksmanship. The first event was the Zema Family Wines 25 Target Single Barrel Championship shooters eagerly lined up to win the prized personally selected Zema Estate wines on offer. Competition was fierce, with Wayne Hawker 30/30 winning AA from Scott Hetherington, John Hawker 25/27 won A from Fiona Dobbins 24/27, Ray Mack 32/33 edged out Andrew Jenkins 31/33 to win B and Willis Jenkins 25/28 won C from Geoff Strauss 24/28. The Corsiuia GB 25 Target Pointscore was shot with gusto and four shooters attained perfect scores again, resulting in numerous shoot-offs. Robert Clark 87/87 won AA from Don Pratt 86/87, Anthony Plum 75/75 won A from Rodney Gilcrist 74/75, Michele Giannone 74/75 took out B from Peter Quire 80/84 and Geoff Illman 71/75 won C from Ben Fisher 75/81. Meanwhile, the final event of the Trident Tyre Centre and ARB 25 Target Double Barrel Championship was underway and with a selection of ARB 4x4 accessories as prizes this competition was fiercely contested. With 25 shooters attaining per- fect scores, shoot-offs were again held in all grades. After a lengthy and expertly shot contest Martin Collumb emerged winner of AA, with a perfect score of 117/117 just beating Dougal Simson 116/117. Fiona Dibbins 52/52 won A from Steve Chambers 51/51, Michele Giannone 25/25 took out B from Kevin Dawe 35/36 and Ben Fisher with a perfect 25/25 won C from Geoff Illman 24/25. The Gambier Shooting Supplies overall high gun was won by Wayne Hawkner with an impressive score of 247/250. The graded high gun awards were won convincingly by Robert Clarke 245/250 AA, Ian Urcy 230/250 A, Andrew Jenkins 234/250 B, Geoff Illman 226/250 C, Wally Wombwell and Bob Andrews 237/250 Veteran, Fiona Dobbins 234/250 women’s and James Hayden 245/250 junior. The two day shoot was successful with 72 shooters winning prizes and the club looks forward to coming back next year. The Mount Gambier Gun Club would like to thank the sponsors of the event Bendigo Bank, Pick Ave Deli and Bakery, Corsivia GB, Zema Wines, South West Freight, Trident Tyre Centre and Gambier Shooting Supplies for their ongoing support to make the supershoot successful. Results Pick Avenue Deli and Bakery pointscore championship – AA grade: Dougal Simson 99/99, Robert Clarke 98/99, Wayne Hawker 80/81; A grade: Wayne Sanders 74/75, John Hawker 75/78, Andrew Smith 72/78; B grade: Peter Quire 73/75, Matt Zema 72/75, Andrew Jenkins 70/75. Mount Gambier Bendigo Community Bank single barrel championship – AA grade: James Hayden 29/29, Gavin Height 28/29, Ashley Bolwell 27/28; A grade: Ian Urch 25/25, Darren Murrell 24/25, Tanya Laker 34/37; B grade: Andrew Jenkins 27/29, Ray Mack 26/29, Michele Giannone 25/28; C grade: Graham Quinlan 22/26, Valerie Dehne 21/26, Geoff Illman 20/25. South West Freight Double Barrell Championship – AA grade: Ashley Bolwell 71/71, Bill Jorgensen 70/71, Bill Harris 57/58; A grade: Andrew Aldersey 31/31, Wayne Sanders 30/31, Warren Lindner 25/26; B grade: Andrew Jenkins 25/25, Michele Giannone 37/39, Vincenzo Petraccaro 36/39; C grade: Ben Fisher 24/25, Paul Hender 24/26, Gary Bowd 23/26. Zema Wines 25 target single barrel championship – AA grade: Wayne Hawker 30/30, Scott Hetherington 29/30, Dougal Simson 32/34; A grade: John Hawker 25/27, Fiona Dobbins 24/27, Brian Spring 33/36; B grade: Ray Mack 33/33, Andrew Jenkins 31/33, Frank Kentish 29/31; C grade: Willis Jenkins 25/28, Geoff Strauss 24/28, Paul Hender 21/25. Corsiuia GB 25 target pointscore – AA grade: Robert Clark 87/87, Don Pratt 86/87, James Hayden 78/81; A grade: Anthony Plum 75/75, Rodney Gilcrist 74/75, Fiona Robbins 79/81; B grade: Michele Giannone 74/75, Peter Quire 80/84, Doug Harris 79/84; C grade: Geoff Illman 71/75, Ben Fisher 75/81, Barry Sims 63/75 Trident Tyre Centre and ARB 25 target double barrel championship – AA grade: Martin Collumb 117/117, Dougal Simson 116/117, Matt Hayden 86/87; A grade: Fiona Dobbins 52/52, Steve Chambers 51/52, Andrew Estcourt 30/37; B grade: Michele Giannone 25/25, Kevin Dawe 35/36, Andrew Jenkins 34/36; C grade: Ben Fisher 25/25, Geoff Illman 24/25, Graham Quinlan 33/35. Overall high gun: Wayne Hawker 247/250. Overall high gun AA grade: Robert Clark 245/250; A grade: Ian Urch 230/250; B grade: Andrew Jenkins 234/250; C grade: Geoff Illman 226/250; Veterans: Wally Wombwell/Bob Andrews 237/250; Women’s: Fiona Dobbins 234/250; Juniors: James Hayden 245/250. 40 - The Border Watch, Friday, January 16, 2015 BENDIGO BANK SINGLE BARREL CHAMPIONSHIP: Wayne Jenkins (B grade), Ian Urch (A grade), Graham Quinlan (C grade) and James Hayden (AA grade) are congratulated by Bendigo Bank representative Rodney Summers. PICK AVE DELI AND BAKERY POINTSCORE CHAMPIONSHIP: Dougal Simson (AA grade), Wayne Sanders (A grade), Peter Quire (B grade) and Geoff Illman (C grade) were applauded on their accurate shots by event sponsor Darren Murrell (centre). VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au 660037 Tyres, Mags, rePaIrs & aLL 4X4 aCCessOrIes sUPPLIeD & FITTeD All brAnds 332 COMMerCIaL sT WesT www.mtwheels.com.au SOUTH WEST FREIGHT DOUBLE BARREL CHAMPIONSHIP: Anthony Bolwell (AA grade), Andrew Aldersey (A grade), Andrew Jenkins (B grade) and Ben Fisher (C grade). ZEMA FAMILY WINES SINGLE BARREL CHAMPIONSHIP: Event sponsors Demetrio Zema (left) and Matt Zema (right) congratulate Wayne Hauker (AA grade), John Hawker (A grade), Ray Mack (B grade) and Willis Jenkins (C grade) on their impressive performances at the two day event held at Mount Gambier Gun Club. CORSIUIA GB POINTSCORE CHAMPIONSHIP: Tony Plum (A grade), Michele Giannone (B grade), Geoff Illman (C grade) and Dick Ayres. TRIDENT TYRE CENTRE DOUBLE BARREL CHAMPIONSHIP: Martin Collumb (AA grade), Fiona Dobbins (A grade), Michele Giannone (B grade) and Ben Fisher (C grade).
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