Results from Apr. 19, 2008 in Camp Verde, AZ
|Bobby Corcorran||35 +3||USFT||Elite 8-32||CPH 10.5|
|1||Vince Pacheco||35 +2||USFT||BSA 10-50||JSB 10.3|
|2||Steve Montgomery||34||USFT||B&L 8-32||JSB 10.3|
|3||Larry Piercy||32||Daystate CR-X||Nightforce 8-40||CP 14.3 (.20)|
|4||Larry Durham||32||USFT||Elite 6-24||CPH 10.5|
|5||Klayton Kidd||31||Daystate X2||B&L 6-24||CPH 10.5|
|6||Ron Drye||29||Daystate Huntsman||Centerpoint 8-32||N/A|
|7||Jeff Bates||27||Daystate Huntsman||Elite 8-32||Kodiak 10.6|
|8||Mark Kauffman||21||Daystate X2 FT||Elite 6-24||JSB 8.44|
|9||Robin Montgomery||20||BSA Scorpion||Nikko 10-50||CPH 10.5|
|10 (1st Spring)||Scott Rogers||18||AA TX200||B&L 8-32||JSB 8.44|
|11||Jim Russell||17||Daystate Air Ranger||Nikko 6-24||JSB 8.44|
|12||Bonnie Jo Drye||17||Daystate Mk3||Centerpoint 8-32||N/A|
|13||Sue Smith||16||Steyr LG-100||Elite 8-32||JSB 10.3|
|14||Larry Nelson||14||FX Cyclone||Centerpoint 4-16||JSB 16 (.22)|
|15||Joe Gramont||10||Theoben||N/A||CPH 10.5|
Bobby and Sandy Corcorran hosted the April FT match, at their place, with 16
shooters in attendance including several newcomers.
The day started out bright and sunny with cool morning temps that gradually
warmed to about the low 80ís, with a slight breeze.
I state that it started that way, but gradually got windier, and windier,
and by the time we broke for lunch, the wind was literally howling! What is with this wind??
It has been that way for the last 3 monthly shoots and seems to coincide
with the scheduled 3rd Saturday of the month.
We are either going to have to reschedule the shoots, or we are going to
get really good at shooting in it!
Bobby set up a 40 shot match; 10 lanes with 2 targets per lane amongst the cottonwood trees beyond the back border of his yard and adjacent to one of the branches of the Verde River. It is a beautiful location with a lot of trees, grassland, and some blow-down from when the river flows heavy. This is a great area in which to situate field targets and make for some interesting shooting, especially the locations of the firing points. At one point, about mid morning, we thought it was snowing due to all the cottony stuff falling off of the cottonwood trees, drifting in the breeze, and falling to the ground all around us. It really did look like we were in the midst of a snow storm.
After we finished shooting, Sandy Corcorran had lunch fixed for us, and had
enough to feed an army. She spent
most of Friday evening and all Saturday morning fixing a marvelous spread for
us. She had the tenderest beef
brisket, pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, potato salad, deviled eggs, cole slaw, corn
relish, baked beans, and a bunch of different cookies and fudge for dessert.
I swear, most of these shooters just show up to eat!
The aroma drifting through the air made you want to forget about shooting
and just chow down!
A very heartfelt thank you is conveyed to both Sandy and Bobby for their
hospitality and opening their home to our motley crew.
They, like Debbie and Dale Keiser at the January and February matches,
have our endless gratitude for going above and beyond to make us all welcome. We cannot thank them enough.
After lunch and a short club meeting, we commenced to brave the windy elements (we are talking about trees bending over and anything loose flying through the air!!) to shoot a 32 target Hunter Field Target match. Only half of the group decided to give it a try.
Here are the HFT results:
Next months match will be Saturday, May 17 at Rocky Park. Please refer to the website: www.airgunsofarizona.com/Airgunners for times and directions.
Secretary, Airgunners of Arizona