Successful monthly shoot

Winners are Grinners Placegetters in the Clifton Benchrest Shooting club rimfire competition, from L to R: Amelia Steffen from Greenmount; Helen Manteit from Carbalah; Marg Sullivan, Allora; Ashleigh Brown, Clifton; Don Doro, Warwick; Chris Brown, Clifton and Gary Manteit, Carbalah.

By Casey O'Connor

The weather gods smiled benignly on shooters from the Clifton Benchrest Shooting Club Inc Last weekend at the monthly club shoot.

The slight breeze definitely had to be taken into consideration on some shots in the rimfire section.

The Men’s Open Rimfire was won by Chris Brown with a score of 575.13. Filling the placings were Gary Manteit(570.15) and Don Doro (569.12).

Ashleigh Brown win the Women’s Open Rimfire class scoring 577.23 and also shot the best Rabbit and Crow Card of the Day with 149.8/150.15. Helen Manteit finished second in the in the Women’s Open with a score of on 573.13 and also won the Hunter Class.

Her score 199.7/200.20. Marg Sullivan (544.8) finished third in the Women’s Open Rimfire.

The winner of the Junior Open Rimfire class with a score of 482.1 was Amelia Steffen.

Her brother Cooper is looking forward to being able to join his sister in competition on the range when he turns 11.

Jason Edwards took home the Best Card of the Day for the RBA class with a score of 234.5/250.25.

Following the lunch break the Centrefire section was shot.

Gary Manteit improved on his second placing in another class early in the day to win the Centrefire section with a score of .2994.

He also shot the smallest group of .154. In second placing was Jeff Barton (.4632), while Helen Manteit rounded out the placings with a score of .5606.

The club’s next competition day is scheduled for Sunday 17 October and organisers are looking forward to good roll up.

A reminder that members can visit the Range for rifle practice all Sundays except the third Sunday of the month which is reserved for competition.

If you require further information, please call Gary Manteit Ph 0412 331 399.