Nicholls inclean sweep

Philip MurrayNorth West Telegraph

Hedland Sporting Shooters Club held its eighth cowboy lever action silhouette match of the year on Sunday.

Competitors were treated to glorious weather again temperature-wise, but the wind started to pick up at the start of the competition and ended up gusting to about 25km/h.

The first event of the day was small bore rimfire.

In a closely fought competition again, Di Nicholls shot a brilliant score of 25 to take out first place.

Peter Nicholls came in second.

Colin Fiedler and Philip Murray both shot scores of 22.

However, Fiedler ended up in third place after a countback of turkeys, relegating Murray to fourth place.

In the pistol class, Di Nicholls again showed the men up, shooting a score of 25 to take out first place.

Murray came second with a score of 19. Chris Lefroy and Peter Nicholls both shot scores of 15.

On a countback of Turkeys, Lefroy got third place, putting Nicholls into fourth place.

The last event was the rifle class, which is shot free-standing all the way out to 200m.

Di Nicholls again trumped her rivals, shooting a very good score of 20 in the windy conditions.

Nesbit Anderson came in second with a score of 17 and third place went to Murray with a score of 14.

Hedland Sporting Shooters Club shoots varying discipline’s every Sunday morning, starting at 9am.

For details, contact Peter Nicholls at Harvey King Firearms in Port Hedland in his shop or ring him on 9173 4825.

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