The second round of the Tower Insurance DTL league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 20 competitors taking part in dry calm but cool conditions. It also included the IOM Goats highgun cup and the Jack Harrison handicap cup.
The leader after the first round was ever green John Moore with a perfect 25/75, in equal second place also with straights but with one second barrel kill were Mark Riley, Alan Wade and junior Arran Wade. The leading B class shooter was Dave Corlett with Will Rand leading C class with 66 points.
After the second round Mark Sweetman was third in C class with 120 points with Rob Marshall taking second place on 132 but taking C class with 135 was the first round leader Will Rand. We had a tie for second place in B class between Rob Corlett and Stan Cross on 135, Rob had a perfect 25/75 in his round, but pipping them by one point and taking B class was Calum Craine with 136 points.
In A class Phil Ward finished in third place on 144 but we had a tie for first place between John Moore and Alan Wade and because there was a cup on it a shoot off was required. In the shoot off Alan missed his first target but that was all and finished on 72 points while John also missed a target but had two second barrel kills for 70 points so Alan was the winner of the IOM Goats Highgun Cup. In the handicap section Rob Marshall was third on 160 with Will Rand taking second place on 162 but the winner with 175 points was Mark Sweetman.
IOM Goats High Gun
A Wade (148 + 72 = 220)
J Moore (148 + 70 = 218)
A Wade (74, 74 = 148)
J Moore (75, 73 = 148)
P Ward (70, 74 = 144)
M Sweetman (120 + 57 = 177)
C Caine (67, 69 = 136)
S Cross (63, 72 = 135)
R Corlett (60, 75 = 135)
W Rand (66, 69 = 135)
R Marshall (66, 66 = 132)
M Sweetman (66, 54 = 120)
ATB Round Two
In the afternoon the second round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was held and leading after the first round was the man in form Alan Wade along with Rob Watterson who both shot 25 straights, in third place on 23 was Mark Riley With the light getting duller the scores were not as high in the second round but Alan Wade defied that and scored 24 to finish in first place on 49, Mark Riley finished in second place on 47 with Rob Watterson taking third place on 46. The handicap winner with 49 points was Phil Ward.
A Wade (25, 24 = 49)
M Riley (23, 24 = 47)
R Watterson (25, 21 = 46)
P Ward (42 + 7 = 49)
Olympic Skeet Round Two
The second round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league was also held and the winner was Stan Cross with 47 points in second place on 46 was James Bradley with Giulio Fabrizio taking third place on 41.
The second round of the Suntera Global English Sporting League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, in cold but dry conditions.
Fast out of the traps on the first stand was Alan Wade who shot a perfect 10 to lead from Michael Cross and George Davies by one on 9 with Peter Kelly, David Morgan and junior Zac Bellhouse next on 8. We had a three way tie after stand two with Wade, Cross and Davies all tying on 16 followed by Stan Cross, Will Rand and Dave Corlett on 15.
We sill had a three way tie after stand three with Cross and Davies being joined by Stan Cross on 25, John Moore was next on 24 with Wade, Corlett and Kelly next on 23. It was all change after stand four with Davies in the lead on his own with 34 points followed by the Cross’s Stan and Michael on 33 with Moore and Corlett next on 32.
After the fifth and last stand Mark Sweetman finished in third place in C class on 23 but we had a tie for first place between Rob Marshall and Brian Kelly with 25 points each. In B class Brian Faragher finished in third place on 36 one point ahead in second place was Will Rand but taking B class with a well shot 39 was Stan Cross. Alan Wade was third in A class with 39 points with Michael Cross second on 40 but A class winner and overall highgun was George Davies with 41 points.
G Davies (41)
M Cross (40)
A Wade (39)
S Cross (39)
W Rand (37)
B Faragher (36)
R Marshall (25)
B Kelly (25)
M Sweetman (23)
Pam & Dave Corlett Pro Sporting League
In the afternoon the second round of the Dave and Pam Corlett Pro Sporting league was held again in dry but cool conditions.
The leader after the first 25 was Alan wade with a well shot 22 who lead by three from George Davies and Peter Kelly on 19 followed by Stan Cross, John Moore and junior Joe Faragher on 18 who was the leading B class shooter at this stage. Leading C class was Mark Sweetman with Brian Kelly second on 14.
After the second 25 Brian Kelly finished in third place in C class with 27 points, in second place on 28 was lady shooter Allana Wade with Mark Sweetman taking first place on 29. Mark Barnett was third in B class with 35 points with Brain Faragher taking second place on 37 but winning B class with a well shot 39 was newcomer Calum Craine. George Davies was third in A class with 36 points with Stan Cross taking second place on 37 but highgun and A class winner was Alan Wade on 40.
The annual Skeet Medley Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon, in near perfect conditions.
The leader after the English skeet was Peter Kelly with a perfect straight scoring 24 points as no optional is required, in second place on 23 were Stan Cross and Paul Mihailovits followed by John Moore on 22.
The next discipline was Manx Skeet and we had a new leader in Paul Mihailovits with 47 points with Stan Cross and John Moore in equal second place on 46 followed by Peter Kelly on 45 with Giulio Fabrizio in fifth place on 43. Making up the top six was Dave Corlett on 41.
The third discipline was Skeet Doubles and Mihailovits increased his lead to three by hitting all 26 targets for a running total of 73. Stan Cross was second on 70 with John Moore third on 69, in fourth place on 68 was Giulio Fabrizio and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 67.
The forth and final skeet discipline was Olympic skeet which proved to be a game changer; Dave Corlett finished in sixth place on 80 with Peter Kelly fifth on 84, John Moore was forth on 84. We had a tie for second place overall between Stan Cross and Paul Mihailovits on 90 points but the surprise winner who trailed the leader by five points going into the last round was Giulio Fabrizio with 91 points having hit 23 in the last discipline Olympic skeet – well done Giulio!
The first round of the Colin Bowen Memorial English Skeet League for 2022 was held at Meary Veg Santon with nineteen competitors taking part in dry, sunny but breezy conditions.
The joint leaders after the first round were Paul Mihailovits and Michael Cross with perfect 25 straights. In equal third place were Will Rand and Giulio Fabrizio on 24 with Peter Kelly, Stan Cross and John Moore next on 23. The leading B class shooter was newly promoted Steven Rand on 20 with Peter Fabrizio next on 19. The leading C class shooter was Brian Kelly on 21 with Wayne Barsby and Rob Marshall in equal second place on 16.
At the end of the second round Wayne Barsby was in third place in C class on 29 but one point ahead on 30 in second place was Mark Sweetman, and taking C class by eight points was Brian Kelly. In B class Madeleine Simpson was in third place on 35 with Peter Fabrizio taking second place on 39, but winning B class with 41 points was Steven Rand. It was all square in A class with Paul Mihailovits, Michael Cross and Will Rand all tying on 49 points for first place with Giulio Fabrizio in forth place on 48 and Stan Cross fifth on 47 and making the top six was Peter Kelly on 45.
W Rand (24, 25 = 49)
P Mihailovits (25, 24 = 49)
M Cross (25, 24 = 49)
S Rand (20, 21 = 41)
P Fabrizio (19, 20 = 39)
M Simpson (L) (16, 19 = 35)
B Kelly (21, 17 = 38)
M Sweetman (14, 16 = 30)
W Barsby (16, 13 = 29)
Seven shooters carried on to complete a 100 targets with Paul Mihailovits taking the honours on 93 with Dave Corlett second on 86 and Jeff Corkill third on 82.
Next week is the Meary Veg Skeet Medley consisting of English Skeet, Skeet Doubles, Manx Skeet and Olympic Skeet. Duty officers this week are S & M Cross.
The first round of the Tower insurance DTL summer league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 21 competitors taking part in very windy but dry conditions.
The leader after the first round was B class shooter Calum Craine with the only 25 straight of the round scoring 74 points beating his dad Steven Caine by three points who was the leading A class shooter in second place on 71 points. In equal third overall were Arthur Hayes, junior Arran Wade and leading C class shooter Michael Cross on 70.
After the second round we had a three way tie for first place in A class between Steven Craine, Mike Parr and Arran Wade all on 138 points. Calum Craine claimed B class with 137 points with Rob Corlett second on 136 and dad David third on 133. In C class Mark Sweetman finished in third place on 116 points, in second place on 131 was Rob Marshall but beating them all and claiming overall high gun was Michel Cross with 143 points who shot the only 25 straight in the second round – well done Mike!
S Craine (47 / 138)
M Parr (48 / 138)
Arr Wade (J) (47 / 138)
C Craine (47 / 137)
R Corlett (46 / 136)
D Corlett (47 / 133)
M Cross (49 / 143)
R Marshall (45 / 131)
M Sweetman (41 / 116)
ABT Round One
In the afternoon the first rounds of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT and the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet leagues were held. Robert Watterson was the winner in the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league scoring 45 with Alan Wade second on 44 and Mark Riley third on 41. Junior Arran Wade was the handicap winner with 45 points
R Watterson (23, 22 = 45)
A Wade (20, 24 = 44)
M Riley (21, 20 = 41)
Arr Wade (J) (37 + 8 = 45)
Olympic Skeet Round One
In the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league James Bradley was the winner with 46 points with Stan Cross second on 39 and taking third place with 38 points was Jeff Corkill. David Clague was the handicap winner with 49 points.