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Menzies takes top honors at Yukon PITA trap shoot

Posted: September 14, 2012 - 12:01am
Whitehorse PITA participating shooters, from left to right; Jay Davis (J); Doug Hogan (W); Tom Renwick (W); Bud Burnett (J); Mike Curtis (J); Doug Solberg (J); Mal Menzies (J) and Justin Trusz (W). Missing, Rob Collins, (W).   Courtesy of the Juneau Gun Club
Courtesy of the Juneau Gun Club
Whitehorse PITA participating shooters, from left to right; Jay Davis (J); Doug Hogan (W); Tom Renwick (W); Bud Burnett (J); Mike Curtis (J); Doug Solberg (J); Mal Menzies (J) and Justin Trusz (W). Missing, Rob Collins, (W).

Five members of the Juneau Gun Club traveled to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory to attend a 600-shot, two-day, six-event, Pacific International Trap Association registered trap shoot sponsored by the Whitehorse Rifle & Pistol Club, Trap Division.

For the first day, the weather started as overcast, but cleared to a bright sunny day with a moderate breeze. The temperature warmed to near 70 degrees F. The second day brought dark skies with cool temperatures and strong, southerly winds that gusted in the morning. By mid-day, the skies cleared to a bright sun and the wind became a gentle breeze that soon calmed. The temperature again reached 70 degrees.

The overall shoot results were as reported below. Note: After each person’s name is a “W” for Whitehorse Trap Club member or a “J” for a JGC member.

SINGLES

Day 1, Event 1 (9 entries):

A Class: Tom Renwick (W) 96/100, overall winner, Mal Menzies (J) 92/100, Mike Curtis (J) 92/100, Doug Solberg (J) 91/100, and Jay Davis (J) 90/100.

B Class: Bud Burnett (J) 91/100 (winner), Doug Hogan (W) 87/100, Rob Collins (W) 82/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 66/100.

Day 2, Event 6 (8 entries):

A Class: Mal Menzies (J) 94/100 (winner), Mike Curtis (J) 91/100, Tom Renwick (W) 89/100, Jay Davis (J) 89/100 and Doug Solberg (J) 88/100.

B Class: Bud Burnett (J) 94/100 (winner), Doug Hogan (W) 84/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 66/100.

HANDICAP

Day 1, Event 2 (9 entries):

Mid-yardage: Mal Menzies (J) 91/100 (winner), Jay Davis (J) 87/100,

Short-yardage: Doug Solberg (J) 96/100 (overall winner), Mike Curtis (J) 93/100, Tom Renwick (W) 95/100, Bud Burnett (J) 90/100, Doug Hogan (W) 78/100, Rob Collins (W) 72/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 52/100.

Day 2, Event 7 (8 entries):

Mid Yardage: Mal Menzies (J) 91/100 (winner), Jay Davis (J) 83/100,

Short Yardage: Doug Solberg (J) 94/100 (overall winner), Bud Burnett (J) 91/100, Mike Curtis (J) 90/100, Tom Renwick (W) 85/100, Doug Hogan (W) 77/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 55/100.

DOUBLES

Day 1, Event 3 (7 entries):

B Class: Jay Davis (J) 84/100 (winner).

C Class: Mal Menzies (J) 85/100 (overall winner), Doug Solberg (J) and Bud Burnett (J) tied with 80/100, Mike Curtis (J) 77/100, Tom Renwick (W) 75/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 54/100.

Day 2, Event 4 (7 entries):

B Class: Jay Davis (J) 84/100 (overall winner).

C Class: Tom Renwick (W) 82/100 (winner), Mal Menzies (J) 80/100, Mike Curtis (J) 78/100, Doug Solberg (J) 75/100, Bud Burnett (J) 74/100, and Justin Trusz (W) 52/100.

High Overall:

Day 1: Mal Menzies, 268/300. Runner-up: Doug Solberg, 267/300.

Day 2: Mal Menzies, 265/300. Runner-up: Bud Burnett, 259/300.

High All-around: Mal Menzies, 533/600. Runner-up: Tom Renwick and Mike Curtis, tied with 522/600.

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