Two local clay target shooters attended the National Clay Target Championships in Wagga Wagga, NSW recently as members of the South Australian state team.
Young Lower Light residents, Angus and Jack Tapscott, competed in the championships from April 6-11, with Angus competing in the State Junior Team, which came 5th overall in a close competition resulting in a score of 71/75, and Jack a member of the sub-junior team in his first-ever national event.
In the Champion of Champions event, where competitors shoot 25 double barrel, 25 single barrel and 25 point score, Jack came equal third with a result of 119/125.
Proud mum, Marie, said he had a very exciting shoot-off and shot a perfect score to win the bronze medal, adding both boys shot personal bests in every event they competed in and overall had a great experience.
South Australia’s veteran team placed first at the championships in their section, with an impressive score of 75/75.
South Australia had a total of 29 shooters representing the state for the week with several medals being won.