Locals shoot well at championships

Three members of the Kettle Wildlife Association trap club - Geoff and Trish Fern and Dave Hesketh have returned from championships.

Geoff (left) and Trish Fern and Dave Hesketh of the KWA brought home some buckles and bragging rights from the Western Canadian and the Canadian National Trapshooting Championships.

Geoff (left) and Trish Fern and Dave Hesketh of the KWA brought home some buckles and bragging rights from the Western Canadian and the Canadian National Trapshooting Championships.

Three local trap shooters have scored successes at the Western Canadian Trapshooting Championships (June 21-23 in Langford, Victoria) and the Canadian National Championships (held in Vancouver on June 25-30).

Hesketh won the Singles in Langford with a 99/100 score. At the Canadian Nationals he out-shot competitors from across the country and won the “A-Class” Singles Champion title.

Geoff and Dave tied at 92/100 in the Championship Handicap event, which put them in a shoot-off with others for the 4th down to 7th places. Geoff came 5th with 24/25 and Dave came 6th with 23/25.

Trish brought home two buckles from the Western Canadian – Ladies Preliminary Singles and Ladies High Handicap.