Murray Bridge Rifle Club champion Paech continues to shine

On Saturday the Murray Bridge Rifle Club contested the eighth stage of the club championship over 800 metres at Monarto.

It was a fine day with a steady breeze from the right that straightened every now and then.

Top off-rifle and winner in A grade was club champion Robert Paech with an outstanding 99.9, including 50.5 in his second round.

Winner in B grade was John Cain with 94.7 who scored the only other possible for the afternoon - 50.2 also in his second round.

Frank Marshall was the winner in F Class Standard with 113.8. Steve Wuttke was the winner in F/TR with 105.2.

Adrian Conlon was the winner in F Class Open and top off-rifle with 117.7.

The sighters’ awards were won by Gordon Harrison in target rifle with 19.2, Marshall in F Class Standard with 17.0, Wuttke in F/TR also with 17.0 and Terry Brown in F Class Open with 21.0.

The magpie (3) awards were won by David McDonald in target rifle with one and David Hindmarsh in F Class with two.

Scores: TR - R. Paech 49.4, 50.5, 99.9; G. Harrison 49.6, 49.3, 98.9; G. Traeger 47.3, 49.6, 96.9; A. Heard 47.4, 48.1, 95.5; J. Cain 44.5, 50.2, 94.7; J. Irvine 46.2, 48.5, 94.7; D. McDonald 46.2, 47.3, 93.5; J. Traeger 46.3, 46.1, 92.4; I. Taylor 44.2, 47.5, 91.7.

F Class: A. Conlon 58.5, 59.2, 117.7; F. Marshall 56.4, 57.4, 113.8; T. Brown 53.0, 59.4, 112.4; S. Wuttke 52.1, 53.1, 105.2; J. Caspers 53.1, 50.0, 103.1; I. Elston 44.0, 58.1, 102.1; D. Hindmarsh 43.0, 53.2, 96.2; P. Byass 48.1, 42.1, 90.3; W. Halliday 49.0, 37.1, 86.1.

Visitors: P. Fitzpatrick 48.3, 48.3, 96.6; R. Groocock 49.0, 49.0, 98.0.