The Juneau Gun Club held its April Amateur Trap Association shoot on Saturday, April 14. The weather was good for shooting with mostly overcast skies — some sun-breaks and light rain — and temperatures ranged between 35 degrees F and almost 50 degrees F. A light breeze aided in some high targets during the handicap event, but overall shooters reported a great day.
Three events were conducted: 16-yard singles, 20- to 23-yard handicap and Doubles.
Singles (11 entries, 100 targets):
A Class: Ken Pearson, winner, 98; Forrest Bowers, 97; Pete Hudson, 94: Jay Davis, 94 and Hank Masters, 93.
B Class: Mal Menzies, winner, 93; Dennis Travis, 92; John Joyce, 88.
C Class: Doug Solberg, Winner, 95; Greg Jerue, 92; Fred Bergander, 80 and Kim Custer, 69.
Handicap (11 entries, 100 targets):
20-yard entries: Ken Pearson, winner, 95; Forrest Bowers, 90; Doug Solberg, 91; Mal Menzies, 86; Dennis Travis, 85; Greg Jerue, 75; Fred Bergander, 70 and Kim Custer, 70. Sandy Bicknell entered and shot 37/50 targets.
22- and 23-yard entries: Pete Hudson, winner, 81 and Hank Masters, 79.
Doubles (7 entries, 50-pair of doubles):
B class: Pete Hudson, winner, 91; Ken Pearson, 87; Forrest Bowers, 85 and Hank Masters, 77.
C class: Dennis Travis, Winner, 89; Mal Menzies, 84 and Fred Bergander, 74.
The high overall winner was Ken Pearson with a 280/300.