2021 ABT Manx Championship
The IOM ABT Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon, kindly sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies with Field and Range sponsoring the junior section. 14 competitors took part in near perfect conditions.
The leader after the first round was Alan Wade with 24 points with Neil Parsons, Peter Kelly, Mark Riley and Mike Walker in equal second place on 23. We had a tie for first place after the second round between Alan Wade and Neil Parsons on 47 with Mark Riley in third place on 46 followed by Mike Walker on 44 with Robert Watterson next on 43 and making up the top six were Peter Kelly and Phil Ward on 42.
Neil Parsons was in the lead on his own after round three with 70 points two ahead of Alan Wade and Mark Riley on 68 with Rob Watterson in fourth place on 67 followed by Mike Walker in fifth place on 65 and making up the top six were Phil Ward and Peter Kelly on 63. After the fourth and final round Arran Wade Phil Ward finished in sixth place on 85 with Peter Kelly taking fifth place on 87, Mark Riley was fourth on 90 but we had to have a shoot off for second and third place between Rob Watterson and Alan Wade who both tied on 91 with Alan taking second place with a 23 to Roberts 22. This only left Neil Parsons to claim the IOM ABT championship with a score of 92 – well done Neil!
- N Parsons (23, 24, 23, 22 = 92)
- A Wade (24, 23, 21, 23 = 91 + 23)
- R Watterson (21, 22, 24, 24 = 91 + 22)
- M Riley (23, 23, 22, 22 = 90)
- P Kelly (23, 19, 21, 24 = 87)
- P Ward (19, 23, 21, 22 = 85)
- Arr Wade (J) (14, 15, 19, 23 = 71)