West Somerset Miniature Rifle League
2018/19 Week 2
It was Week 2 of the West Somerset Miniature Rifle League between the Minehead and Williton Rifle Clubs. Minehead A team welcomed Williton A team to their range whilst Williton B team did the same to Minehead B team.
Williton A team had had a very impressive start to the League with a score of 388 out of a maximum of 400. This time they scored 378 and only just beat the Minehead A team who scored 377.
For Williton John Grellier shot an excellent 99.with Andy Phillips ably supporting him with 97.
For Minehead Matt Hyder achieved an excellent 97 but none of his colleagues were able to score more than 94 in what was another below par performance.
Williton B and Minehead B achieved a draw with 374 each with the result in doubt until the last target was inspected.
Williton’s juniors Calum Newsome and Brendon Pentland showed the seniors how to do it with scores of 96 and 95 respectively.
Minehead B team showed consistency with all four scores within one point of each other and achieving an improvement of 5 points over their total for Week 1.
Next week sees all teams at Minehead for the first stage of the Clegg Cup which is shot over 50 metres.