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Bideford Target Shooting Club news round-up

By NDJAndrew  |  Posted: August 18, 2014

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THERE were some good results for Bideford Target Shooting Club in the latest summer league rounds, with several members leading their divisions.

In the Polar Bear League, seven of the club’s nine shooters won their matches. Two were drawn against each other and another lost by one point.

Both Adie Pile and Mark Pomeroy are at the top of their tables, Pile in Division Seven and Pomeroy in Division 23, with one round to go. Pile’s win in round eight was vital as it was against the shooter with whom he had been tied.

Clive Magson is second in Division 21 but tied on match points with two other shooters.

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The B team are in a four-way tie at the top of Division Five and need a win in round nine.

In the Devon Bench Rest League, Stan Brind is well ahead at the top of Division Five with two rounds to go.

There were successes across the board for Bideford shooters in the final results of the Exeter Summer League.

In the air pistol section, Alex Lane won Division Two with a single defeat all season. Alex Raymont won Division Four in the same section, and Natasha Tregaskes, in her first season of shooting, won Division Seven. There were second places for Chris Plowman in Division Three and Bernard Schwarz in Division Four where Michael Coombs was third.

In air rifle, Clive Magson won Division 10 by one point and Mike Burrows was second in Division Eight with an aggregate score better than anyone else.

Bideford shooters took the top three places in the novice category with Chris Plowman first, Tregaskes second and Pomeroy third.

Polar Bear League – rd 8 (Bideford names in full): Ann Travis (98, 98) 196 K Murray 194, Adie Pile (94, 99) 193 K Hayles 191, Linda Prior (92, 93) 185 P Battershill 186, Keith Travis (93, 91) 184 F Dukes 181, Clive Magson (92, 91) 183 Seth Taylor 178, Mark Pomeroy (89, 88) 176 S Rees 160, Alex Bromell (92, 93) 185 F Andrews 169, Will McLoughlin (81, 89) 170 M Jones 146.

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