Santa Margarita Gun Club

2017 Berger Bullets Southwest Nationals

Long Range Report – From Berger Southwest Nationals

If you haven’t been to this match, think about going!

The SMGC was well represented at this match. From the sling slide we saw Marco Rojas, Allen Thomas, Jerry McDonough, Jim Minturn and Randy Teissedre. F-Class participants included: Gary Atkinson, Janusz Dabrowski, Lee Davis, Charlie Wallace, Bill Baston, Bill Tusch, Duane Fitzgerald, Walter Lange, Mark Roth, Martin Tardiff, Mike Jones, and while Harry didn’t shoot, Wind Coach Harry Harrison.

The weather was outstanding with interesting and challenging conditions of both wind and lighting. See photos below!

There were some incredible scores put up during the week.  Notably from our club, Mark Roth and Martin Tardiff achieved Long Range F-Class High Master Ranking. Mark dropped only 10 points during the 125 shots for record, shooting a 1240-52X, Martin shot a 1232-61X.  Mark also shot a clean-19X in one of the strings of fire for the 600 yard match.

Mark Roth finished 13th overall and first place in Master classification.  Gary Atkinson finished 12th in Master classification and 17th overall. Martin finished 3rd overall in the Individual Palma match.  Randy finished 3rd and Allen finished 5th overall in the individual Palma match.

They also have a great Saturday evening meal and prize give away.  Winners of some free stuff included Martin, Duane, Bill Tusch and Bill Baston.

Let me know if I missed anyone.