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IN 2021, Daradgee State School/Daradgee Environmental Education C
A STRONG contingent of Silkwood Clay Target Club members competed in the two-day Northern Zone Trap Carnival held at the Townsville Gun Club on August 28 – 29.
There were in excess of 116 shooters, who hailed from Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Burdekin, Herbert River, Toowoomba, Port Denison, Atherton Tableland, Silkwood, and Toogoolawah clubs.
The Northern Zone includes all Queensland Clay Target Association Clubs from Bowen north to Atherton and out to Normanton.
Michael Thurston from Silkwood Clay Target Club was crowned the Overall Double Barrel Champion with an overall perfect score.
Emma Thurston’s dry practice before the Double Rise Championship event certainly paid off as she shot a very impressive 27/30 to take out second place in C-Grade.
Local shooter results were as follows:
Event 1 – Northern Zone Double Barrel Championship
1st: Michael Thurston (Silkwood) 98/98.
Event 2 – Northern Zone Single Barrel Championship
Open – 1st: Barry Bosworth (Herbert River) 43/43.
AA – 1st: Ron Gough (Silkwood) 42/43.
Event 3 – Northern Zone Point Score Championship
1st: William Bosworth (Herbert River) 156/156.
B – 1st: Patrick Wilkins (Silkwood) 74/75.
Event 4 – Northern Zone Handicap
3rd: Nathan Thurston (Silkwood) 27/28.
Event 5 – Northern Zone Medley Championship
Open – 1st: Barry Bosworth (Herbert River) 100/100.
AA – 1st: Michael Thurston (Silkwood) 124/125.
Event 6 – Northern Zone Double Rise Championship
Open – 1st: Barry Bosworth (Herbert River) 29/30.
B – 1st: Duncan Sutherland (Silkwood) 44/50.
C – 2nd: Emma Thurston (Silkwood) 35/40.
Event 7 – Open Team Shoot Carnival High Guns
AA – 1st: Barry Bosworth (Herbert River) 263/271.
B – 1st: Patrick Wilkins (Silkwood) 255/285.
1st: Ron Gough (Silkwood) 124/125.
2nd: William Bosworth (Herbert River) 123/125.
3rd: Barry Bosworth (Herbert River) 143/150.
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