Mem­bers fired up for first shoot of the year

Central and North Burnett Times - - SPORT -

PIS­TOL SHOOT­ING: THE first shoot for the year at the Biggen­den Pis­tol Club on Sun­day, Jan­uary 6, at­tracted so many mem­bers there were con­cerns there wouldn’t be enough food for the bar­be­cue lunch.

A com­mit­tee spokesman said for­tu­nately they man­aged to scrape through.

“It was very good to see ev­ery­one en­joy­ing the day’s shoot­ing,” he said. RE­SULTS

■ Rim­fire – stan­dard match, H Fong (red dot, bench as­sist) 568, B Page (red dot) 485, R Daw­son 447, T Long 436, L Brown (bench as­sist) 434, M Al­li­son 418, M Pil­beam 377, J Walk (bench as­sist) 376, C Mount­ford 375, T El­liott 358, B Leaver 336, P Raf­fles 324, B Scheuber (bench as­sist) 318, C Jen 314, J Mount­ford 212.

■ Cen­tre­fire – stan­dard match (50 shots): J Walk (bench as­sist) 381, T Long 347, H Fong (red dot, bench as­sist) 342, R McC 339, T El­liott 335, N Pear­son 287, M Pil­beam 216, B Scheuber 282, R Daw­son (.22)250, C Mount­ford 227, C Jen 222, J Mount­ford 180, B Leaver 175, Z Walm­s­ley 79.

The next shoot on Jan­uary 20 will be a stan­dard match for both rim­fire and metal­lic for the cen­tre­fire.

A re­minder that all cen­tre­fire shoots are now a 50-shot match. Hope to see you all on the day.

For any­one in­ter­ested, the Biggen­den Ri­fle Club is hold­ing a safety course on Fe­bru­ary 2 at 8am.

PHOTO: ERICA MUR­REE

SUN­DAY SHOOT: There was a great line-up of Biggen­den Pis­tol Club mem­bers for Sun­day’s event.

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