Kent wins shoot-off

SHOOT-OFF WINNER: High Gun winner Jeremy Kent with sponsor and runner-up Dane Hastings. Picture: SUBMITTED.

THE second South Australian State qualification shoot was held by the South East Field and Game Association at Burrungule Park recently.

There were 74 sporting clays shooters from around the state nominated for the event.

Perfect Autumnal weather greeted the competitors when they tackled Ken Atkin’s course.

Jeremy Kent took out the Gambier Shooting Supplies High Gun after a shoot-off with Dane Hastings.

Hastings claimed the AA Grade with a score of 72/75, ahead of Joe Densley and Daniel Falco.

A Grade was won by Alex Button, ahead of Chris von Stanke and Michael Gill.

B Grade went to Ben Hastings with a score of 67/75.

Simon Withers and Nick Glenn rounded out the top three.

Scott Fleming claimed victory in C Grade with a score of 41/75.

He was followed by Jack Schulz and Jordan Mervart.

Xavier Russell made the long trip from Shepparton to claim the Junior category as he shot 71/75.

Cody Vanderhorst finished second, ahead of Zac Button in third.

Shakielle Von Stanke claimed a dominant win in the Sub-Junior category with a score of 63/75.

Noah von Stanke claimed second on 43/75, with Reece James in third on 40/75.

It was a close contest in the Women’s competition as Tasha Bellinger claimed a narrow win.

Chris Ball claimed the Senior competition, while Neville Kent was the veteran’s competition winner.

The next event at Burrungale Park is this Sunday, which is the second leg of the Lake Bonney/Burrungale Challenge.

The South East Field and Game Association will also be in action on June 11 and 12 at Burrungale Park and Lake Bonney.