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Riffle Shooting - Ben Kelly wins the Sadler Junior Championship

Fri, 06 Sep 2013  13:20

Isle of Man Sports Aid recipient, Ben Kelly
Isle of Man Sports Aid recipient, Ben Kelly

Isle of Man Sports Aid Scholarship recipient (TopSpec Fencing award), Ben Kelly was triumphant in the 2013 Sadler Agricultural Junior Championship, a competition where the best 12 scores from 18 the weekly shoots give the final result. Over the 18 week period eight juniors took part with five managing to shoot at least 12 rounds. Full results were:- 1 – Kelly 0, 287, 0, (285), 290, 286, 293, 295, 291, 293, 290, 297, 292, 295, 0, 295, 0, 0 = aggregate 3504 average 292.0,  2 – Illiam Christian 277, (265), (273), (252), 277, (274), 282, 282, 284, 285, 276, (273), 286, 280,0, 283, 286, 288 = agg 3386 ave 282.2,  3 – Thomas Clague (262), (260), (269, (271), 279, 278, 283, 274, 279, 272, 279, 277, 0, 280, 270, 0, 280, 273 = agg 3325 ave 277.1,  4 – Alex Trafford 263, (256), 262, 264, 0, 274, 251, 268, (258), 280, 280, 280, 277, 264, (257), 278, 0, 0 = agg 3248 ave 270.7, 5 – Aaron Astill (170), 253, 0, 250, 219, 0, 205, (185), 0, 193, 225, 264, 254, 0, 257, 251, 223, 259 = agg 2853 ave 237.8. Remaining shooters – 5 - Ashley Gardner (9 matches) -  agg 2590, Jackie Gardner (3 matches) – agg 820 and Josh McLaughlin  (2 matches) agg 550. Grateful thanks must go to our sponsor Bobby Sadler, of Sadler Agriculture for his sponsorship of this event.

 

…………….Kellys success continues

            News has just arrived from Bisley that Ben Kellys result in the National meeting at Bisley resulted in a fantastic 3rd in Class A – a magnificent achievement for a junior shooter.

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