Metro’s canteen manager and resident chief cook and bottle washer Gerald was the recipient of an award for shooting proficiency at Tuesday nights committee meeting.
Due to Gerald’s stunning 12/13 on beginners straight aways last week (ask him, he’ll tell you all about it), he was given a Wembley sauce bottle gun and an honorary shooters licence to use it.
Congratulations Gerald and we expect big things from you to come (not just Metro Burgers).
Amanda Kokonis has continued the recent trend of Metropolitan ACTA members winning at state competitions.
At Melbourne Gun Club Amanda won the VCTA State Day Handicap Overall, shooting from 19m. She managed to hold her nerve in the shoot off to take the sash with a score of 26/26.
Then at Werribee Victoria Gun Club Amanda backed up her handicap performance with a win in the B Grade for the VCTA State Night Single Barrel competition.
Congratulations to Amanda and we hope to see her at the next ACTA shoot. If you see her at the club please give her your congratulations.
Metropolitan ACTA shooter Tony Castaldo has been busy over the past month.
At the South East Zone Continental Carnival at Werribee Gun Club in May, Tony was able to win the Overall in the Double Barrel with a clean score of 88/88, then also went on to collect 2nd in the Point Score with a 77/78.
Then at the State Champion of Champions Day on Sunday 14th June also at Werribee, Tony won the Overall again with a clean score of 125/125. After these two shoots Tony was able to collect his 50, 75 and 100 target break badges.
Congratulations to Tony and we hope to see him at the next ACTA shoot. If you see him at the club please give him your congratulations.
Congratulations to Elias Dagher and Wally Carbonari, who competed in the Commonwealth Trap Titles at Echuca Clay Target Club last weekend. With over 20 squads taking to the layouts it was tough competition for all.
Elias shot well to take second in the B grade Champion of Champion event with a score of 112/125. With more scores like this Elias will be moving up through the grades in the future for sure.
Wally was able to take second in the C grade Double Barrel and second in the C grade Point Score after a long shoot off.
If you see Elias or Wally at the club be sure to congratulate them on their achievement.
Frankston Clay Target Club has released the entry form for the 2015 South East Zone DTL School Championships to be held on Thursday 6th August at Frankston.
The finals will be held on Monday 7th September at Bendigo Clay Target Club.
Any student can enter if they feel they are competent safe shooters.
Metropolitan shooter Elias Dagher was second in the junior boys at last years finals and we wish him and all the Metropolitan juniors well at this years championships.