September 9th, 2023 Match Results
September kicks off the fall season with some cooler temperatures and we had 58 shooters come out to enjoy a weekend shooting. We had 9 new first-time competitors who all said they had a total blast and will be back for sure! 6 divisions tackled 7 fun and challenging stages that went right up to the last shot of the match to find out who our winners were.
7 impacts separating the top 10 spots made for an exciting finish with Chris Baxter coming out on top with an awesome score of 733.4 in Open Division. Hunter Dean barely squeaks by Luke with an extra 3.2 points to earn his first silver dog tag with 725.6 for second place in Open. Hunter also took home the NRL22 open division win with an amazing 525.6 for the NRL22 stages dropping only 2 shots. Luke Nebelsick takes home 3rd place bronze with 722.4, just one impact ahead of Levi Cress who was 1 impact ahead of Shan Garrett.
Coming in at 9th place overall, Carey Palmer masters his Vudoo into 1st place in Old Guns Division with 671.6. Alan Robertson brings home a 2nd place finish and 18th overall with 553.9 points. Owen Fjeldsted picked up a 3rd place bronze tag with an impressive 450.0 points.
Placing in the top 10 with this club is a HUGE accomplishment and Stephanie Baxter does just that with a 10th place finish overall and 1st place finish in Ladies Division with an impressive 663.3. Kelly Baxter picked up a 2nd place silver tag with 580.0 points. 3rd place Ladies goes to Kate Jacobsen and her amazing Air Rifle with 472.0 points.
Kaylyn Kingston lands in 13th place overall and earns 1st place gold in Young Guns Division with her score of 620.9. Harley Warren continues to improve every match and gets another 2nd place silver tag with 440.1 points. Kelden Kingston is just 4 shots behind Harley with 400.6 for 3rd place bronze. His first time breaking into the 400’s for score. WTG Young Guns!
Base Class is also extremely competitive and every month these guys battle it out to see who can be on top. This month Cody Covert triumphs with his 530.0 points earning 1st place gold! Derek Olson lands one impact more to move into 2nd place with 502.0 points, barely edging ahead of Mason Brady who takes home 3rd place bronze with 490.9.
That takes us to our final division of Air Rifle. With a 15th place overall and a score of 592.4, Matt Stajduhar walks away with 1st place gold. On his heels was Joshua Warren (17th overall) with a score of 565.2 for second place silver! Troy Fuit was just one impact behind and takes home 3rd place bronze with a score of 552.4 (19th overall).
Congratulations to all our winners on another amazing match! It is an honor to be able to shoot and learn from some of the best in the sport. Thank you also for helping our new shooters learn and grow with the sport. It is because of you that our club is one of the largest NRL22 clubs in the world! If you have ever thought about competition or just improving your long-range shooting skills, this the best, most economic and fun way to learn. We had 9 first time shooters this month who all said it was the most fun they have ever had shooting! You could be one of them!
Thank you everyone for all your help with the setup (you know who you are) and with the takedown of the match afterwards, I sincerely appreciate it and it helps so much. Our next match will be the inaugural Big Salty Sundowner NRL22X match on the 30th of September, we expect a sold-out match so get signed up quick if you plan on attending. Our next monthly match will be October 14th.