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Clay Shooting: 22 compete in pre-Christmas shoot

Report by Peter Kelly

Twenty-two competitors took part in the annual pre Christmas shoot was held at Meary Veg Santon in cool dry conditions and shot over a new discipline Super Sporting.

The leader at the half way stage was A class shooter John Moore with 22 points in second place on 21 was C class Mark Barnett with father and son Stan and Michael Cross, who are both in A in equal third place on 20.

The leader B class with 17 points were juniors Joe Faragher and Arran Wade.
After the second round Jeff Corkill making a rare appearance in sporting shooting was in third place in C class with 30 points with junior David Cowin taking second place on 35 but taking C class with 37 points was Mark Barnett. In B class Brian Faragher was in third place on 31 points ,in second place on 34 points was Brian's son Joe Faragher but the winner of B class with 35 points was Will Rand.

In A class, first round leader John Moore was third on 36 with Dave Corlett taking second place on 38 with Stan Cross in first place in A with 40 points but the overall winner with 41 points was junior Michael Cross.

A team event was also held and the winners were Alan Wade and Michael Cross but only after a shoot off with Mark Barnett and Dave Corlett ,Dave Lally and Joe Faragher were in third place .

Results Highgun M Cross 20,21=41. A class 1st S Cross 20,20=40. 2nd D Corlett 18,20=38. 3rd J Moore 22, 14=36. B Class 1st W rand 17,18=35. 2nd J Faragher 17,17= 34. 3rd B Faragher 19,12=31. C Class 1st M Barnett 21,16=37. 2nd D Cowin 19,16,35. 3rd J Corkill 13,17=30.

Team 1st A Wade, M Cross 73+13, 2nd M Barnett, D Corlett 75+8, 3rd D Lally, J Faragher 71.

This week is the main Christmas shoot shot over 50 Single Barrel DTL, sponsored by Top Spec Fencing.

The range will be open on Saturday, 26 December from 10am and Wednesday (30) afternoon from 12:30.

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