Local shooters do well at the SSAA (NSW) Sporting Clay State Titles held at the SSAA Griffith range on the weekend.Darren Macartney from Hay Branch was the overall winner at the end of the weekend with a 2 target lead.
The event was 150 targets over the 2 days.The range setters set some great challenging targets around the hill, if you weren’t shooting well, you at least got some exercise walking up and down the hill.
Shooters came from all over the state to contest the title, Temora, Canberra, West Wyalong, Hay, Naradhan, Narrandera, and of course the local Griffith members.
Hay members were in the top 3 shooters were only 2 targets apart from each other: Darren Macartney – 126, Frank Tagliepetria – 124 (Griffith), & Peter Jacka – 122
High Gun State Champion: Darren Macartney from Hay
AA Grade: 1st Frank Tagliepetria – Griffith, 2nd Greg Allen – Griffith, 3rd Brett Inch – Temora
A Grade: 1st Peter Jacka Hay, 2nd Anthony Mancini – Griffith, 3rd Michael Elmes – Narrandera
B Grade: 1st Simon Weeding – Canberra, 2nd Bruno Mancini – Griffith, 3rd Karl Russell – Griffith
C Grade: 1st Michael Cannon – Griffith after a shoot off 2nd Jesse Thomson – Hay, 3rd John Scarfo – Griffith
Vets: 1st Sid Guglielmino – Griffith, 2nd Warren Brown – Griffith, 3rd Brian Weeding – Griffith
Ladies: 1st Casey Jacka – Hay, 2nd Sarah Rinaldo – Griffith, 3rd Jan Jacka – Hay
Sub Junior: 1st Sebastian Zanotto – Griffith