The first round of the CU PLAS CALLOW winter DTL league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 20 competitors taking part in calm and mainly dry conditions.
The leader after the first round in A class was John Moore with a perfect 25/75 straight with Mike Walker 24/71, Steven Craine 25/71, Mike Parr 24/71 and junior Arran Wade 24/71 all in equal second place. Peter Lowe was the B class leader with a 25/74 straight with George Davies 24/69 and Jack Clague 25/69 in equal second place . Junior Ted Davis 24/69 and Mark Barnett 25/69 were the leaders of C class with lady junior shooter Allana Wade in third place on 23/62.
Allana Wade improved in her second round to finishing in third place in C class on 46/127, second place in C class went to Ted Davis on 45/135 but taking C class with a well shot 48/141 was Mark Barnett. In B class we had a tie for second place between Jack Clague and George Davies on 48/137 but taking B class with 48/140 was Peter Lowe. The first round leader in A class John Moore finished in third place in A class with 48/141 but we had a tie for first place between Mike Walker and junior Arran Wade who both shot 49/144.
The first round of the Winter 2021 Pro Sporting league sponsored by Stan Cross was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with sixteen competitors taking part in windy, cold but dry conditions. Also up for grabs was the Victor Annand safety officers cup.
The leader after the first round of 25 was John Moore with 23 points. In second place on 21 was Juan Cowley with Stan Cross, Paul Mihailovits, Dave Corlett, Peter Kelly, Will Rand and Mark Barnett all tying for third place on 18. The second 25 shot on the right hand range saw Brian Kelly finishing in third place in C class with 22 points, in second place in C was Alan Wright on 23 but taking C class with 25 points was lady shooter Nicky Barnett.
In B class Brian Faragher was third on 37 with Peter Kelly taking second place on 38 but winning B class with 40 points was Paul Mihailovits. We had a tie for third place in a class between Dave Corlett and John Moore on 39 points with Stan Cross taking second place on 40 but the winner of A class and also winning the Victor Annand cup with 41 points was Juan Cowley.
The Manx Skeet Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon, and kindly sponsored by the format’s creator, John Moore.
Fourteen shooters took part in mainly dry and at times sunny conditions. The leader after the first rounds was Paul Mihailovits with 21 points, in equal second place on 20 were Jeff Corkill and Giulio Fabrizio, with Dave Corlett, John Moore and Arthur Hayes next on 19.
After the second and final round Alan Wright finished in second place in C class on 18 with lady shooter Nicky Barnett taking C class on 23. In B class Ted Kermeen was third on 36 with junior shooter Joe Faragher taking second place on 37 but taking B class with 42 points which should of been 43 as he missed his first target was Peter Kelly.
In A class we had a five way tie for first place between John Moore, Dave Corlett, Arthur Hayes, Jeff Corkill and Giulio Fabrizio all with 41 points but the outright winner with 43 points was the first round leader Paul Mihailovits – well done Paul!
P Mihailovits (21, 22 = 43)
J Moore (19, 22 = 41) D Corlett (19, 22 = 41) A Hayes (19, 22 = 41) J Corkill (20, 21 = 41) G Fabrizio (20, 21 = 41)
The annual Trap Medley kindly sponsored by Creer and Kelly Ltd was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 24 competitors taking part in dry and breezy conditions.
The first discipline to be shot was DTL over 30 targets which saw Alan Wade take the lead hitting all 30 targets and having one second barrel kill for a total of 89 ex 90. In second place on 87 was James Bradley with Mike Walker third on 86 followed by Jack Clague in forth place on 84 with Peter Kelly and Dave Corlett next on 83.
The next discipline was ABT also over 30 targets which saw Wade increase his lead to 12 points hitting 27 targets for a running total of 170,in second place on 158 was Mike Walker with Arran Wade in third place on 156, one point behind on 155 was Dave Corlett in fourth place who was also the first B class shooter, James Bradley was in fifth place on 153 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 149.
The final trap discipline was Double Rise again over 30 targets. In B class Mark Barnett was in third place on 193 with Will Rand taking second place on 201 but taking B class with 213 points was Dave Corlett. In A class Neil Parsons was third on 209 with Mike Walker taking second place on 218 with junior shooter Arran Wade taking a class with 222 but top of the shop and a clear with 236 points was Alan Wade.
There was also some extra prizes donated by IOM Goats for the best scores in each discipline and overall score. The winners were Highgun A Wade, DTL J Bradley, ABT N Parsons, and D/R Arr Wade (J).
The annual Meary Veg Skeet Medley sponsored by Manx Petroleum’s was held at Meary Veg Santon in dull and overcast conditions.
The leader after the English Skeet was Paul Mihailovits with 23 points with Dave Corlett, Jeff Corkill and Peter Kelly next on 22. The next discipline was Manx Skeet and we had a new leader in John Moore on 44 with Paul Mihailovits and Dave Corlett next on 43.
Skeet doubles was the next form of skeet shooting to be held and John Moore was still in the lead on 69 closely followed by Paul Mihailovits in second place on 68 with Dave Corlett next on 66 in third place. The last skeet discipline was Olympic skeet and this sorts normally sorts the men from the boys and it didn’t disappoint . Nicky Barnett took C class on 58 points. In B class junior Joe Faragher was third on 71 with another junior David Cowin in second place on 77 and in first place in B class was Peter Kelly on 79.
We had a tie for second place in A class between Mark Barnett and Dave Corlett on 83 with the third round leader John Moore taking A class with 84 having scoring only 15 points in the Olympic skeet which left Paul Mihailovits to take the Skeet Medley championship with 87 points – well shot Paul!
P Mihailovits (23, 20, 25, 19 = 87)
Moore (21, 23, 25, 15 = 84)
M Barnett (21, 20, 22, 20 = 83) D Corlett (22, 21, 22, 17 = 83)
P Kelly (22, 17, 20, 20 = 79)
D Cowin (J) (20, 21, 22, 14 = 77)
J Faragher (J) (19, 19, 18, 15 = 71)
N Barnett (L) (19, 10, 20, 9 = 58)
Next week is the Meary Veg Trap Medley over 75 targets sponsored by Creer & Kelly Ltd. We still have a couple of dinner tickets spare if you still want to go. Duty officers this week are B Faragher & W Rand.