The fourth and final round of the CU PLAS CALLOW Winter series DTL league was held at Meary Veg Santon with 19 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.
The leader after the first round was A class shooter Steven Craine with a perfect 25/75 round, in second place also with a straight but with two second barrel kills was Mark Riley on 73 points with Phil Ward and junior Joe Faragher along with B class shooter Rob Corlett in equal third place on 72. The leading C class shooter at this stage was Mark Sweetman with 23/68 with Will Rand in second place on 22/65 followed by Brian Kelly in third place on 20/65.
At the end of the second round we had Will Rand in third place in C class on 114 with Brian Kelly taking second place on 116 but winning C class with a very good score of 130 was Mark Sweetman. In B Class we had Stan Cross in third place on 129 then we had the battle of the Corlett’s for first and second and young Rob beat the old man by two points to take B class with 139 with his Dad David in second place on 137. In A class Phil Ward was third place on 142 points but we had a tie for first place between Steven Craine and Mark Riley on 144.
M Riley (49 / 144)
S Craine (49 / 144)
P Ward (48 / 142)
R Corlett (47 / 139)
D Corlett (47 / 137)
S Cross (44 / 129)
M Sweetman (45 / 130)
B Kelly (40 / 116)
W Rand (39 / 114)
Complete 2022 Winter League results are available here.
The third round of the Utopia Hair Salon Winter Series English Skeet league was held at Meary Veg Santon with 20 competitors taking part in dull cold and windy conditions.
The joint leaders after the first round were John Moore and Dave Corlett who both shot straights, in equal third place on 24 were Rachael Bowen Matthews and Peter Kelly followed by Jeff Corkill on 23. The leading B class shooters were Steven Rand and Brian Faragher on 22 with George Davies in third place on 20. The leading C class shooters were Roman Sammer and junior Zac Bellhouse on 22 with Chris Workman in third place on 21.
After a short break the second round got under way in the same weather conditions and at the end of the third round we had a four way tie for third place in C class between Mark Hepworth, Brian Kelly, Dave Morgan and Chris Workman all on 39. In second place in C on 41 was Roman Sammer but taking C class with 44 points was Zac Bellhouse. We also had a new shooter taking part in his first skeet shoot in Liam Kirkpatrick who finished with 37 points – well done Liam! Along with another shooter making a welcome return was James Simpson who scored 46 and also hitting a straight in his second round.
In B class George Davies was third on 41 with Steven Rand taking second place on 42 but winning B class with 43 points was Brain Faragher. In A class we had a three way tie for second place between Rachael Bowen Matthews, Dave Corlett and Peter Kelly on 46 points but taking the top spot with 48 points was the oldest man in the field, John Moore – well done John.
The third round of the Winter Series Pro Sporting league kindly sponsored by Will Rand was held at Meary Veg Santon with 19 competitors taking part in dull, overcast conditions.
The leader after the first round of targets shot on the left hand range under the shelter was C class shooter Mark Sweetman with a fine round of 22 in equal second place on 21 were father and son Dave and Rob Corlett along with John Moore and David Clague who were followed by junior David Cowin, Jack Clague, Stan Cross and George Davies on 20.
The right hand layout with totally different targets but with same degree of difficulty again shot under another of the new shelters. In Class junior Zac Bellhouse finished in third place on 33 points, in second place on 38 with 22 in his second round was Brian Kelly but taking C class with 41 points was Mark Sweetman. In B class we had a tie for third place between Rob Corlett and Mark Barnett on 39, in second place on 40 with his trusty side by side was Jack Clague but taking B class with 42 points was David Cowin.
In A class third place went to Stan Cross on 39 with Paul Mihailovits taking second place on 40 but winning A class with a fine score of 46 and a perfect score of 25 in his second round was Dave Corlett.
The third round of the Cu Plas Callow Winter Series DTL League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 13 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.
The leader after the first round was A class shooter Mark Riley with a 25/73 straight, in second place also with a straight was B class Rob Corlett with 25/72, in third place on 23/68 was A class Mike Walker followed by A class Peter Lowe on 23/67. Leading C class with 22/66 was Mark Sweetman with Brian Kelly in second place with 20/59. We also had a new shooter Mike Thomson taking part in his first DTL competition which was good to see.
After a short break the second round got under way and in C class Brian Kelly finished in second place on 41/120 but winning C class with 43/127 was Mark Sweetman. Dave Corlett finished in third place in B class on 44/129 with George Davies taking second place on 47/132 but winning B class hands down was Rob Corlett who hit 49 for 143 points which was also equal highgun on the day. Peter Lowe was third in A class on 47/135 with Mike Walker piping him for second place by one point on 136 but also equal highgun and winning A class was Mark Riley on 49/143.
M Riley (49 / 143)
M Walker (46 / 136)
P Lowe (47 / 135)
R Corlett (49 / 143)
G Davies (47 / 132)
D Corlett (44 / 129)
M Sweetman (43 / 127)
B Kelly (41 / 120)
Next week is the third round of the Winter series Pro Sporting League sponsored by Will Rand, just a reminder subscriptions are now due. Duty officers this week are W Rand & B Faragher.
The second round of the Utopia Hair Salon Winter Series English Skeet League was held at Meary Veg Santon in cool, windy but dry conditions.
We had a four way tie for first place after the first round between Jeff Corkill, Dave Corlett, John Moore and Paul Mihailovits on 23, next on 22 were Peter Kelly and B class shooter Brian Faragher followed by two juniors; A class Joe Faragher and C class Zac Bellhouse.
At the beginning of the second round the wind dropped slightly but the sun came out making to clays hard to pick up from the low house. At the end of the second round Brian Kelly and Roman Sammer were in equal second place in C class on 33 but the runaway winner of C class was Zac Bellhouse with 42 points.
It was good to see Stephen Rand back on the range who finished in third place in B class on 35, in second place on 40 was junior David Cowin but the winner of B class with 45 points was Brian Faragher. We also had a tie for second place in A class between Dave Corlett and Paul Mihailovits on 46 points but just pipping them by one point with a score of 47 was Jeff Corkill.