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Local junior rifle club scoops up 17 trophies at provincials

Winkler Junior Rifle Club members returned from the provincial championships in Selkirk with 17 trophies.

Winkler Junior Rifle Club members returned from the provincial championships in Selkirk with 17 trophies.

The Winkler Junior Rifle Club hit the bullseye at the 56th annual Manitoba Junior Rifle Provincial Championships in Selkirk, coming home from the May 29 event with 17 trophies.

"We knew we had some very good shooters who work really hard, and we knew some of them would bring trophies home, but we were still surprised at the amount of trophies," said instructor George Doell.

"As a club, we won all this, this is what we accomplished, and that's what sportsmanship is about."

What the club won

Postal Trophies:

1. Transcona Game & Fish - Beginner's Team

Score: 1385 34X

Levi Froese, Elijah Wiens, Lucas Wiens, Silas Penner, Zachary Peters, Joshua Peters

2. Gevelot - Novice Team Score: 1443 50X

Bradley Giesbrecht, Dane Wiebe, Tylor Peters, Krista Hildebrand, Ryan Froese, Brady Fehr

3. Nix Bros. Intermediate 1st Division

Brian Doell Score: 289 9X

4. Winnipeg Junior Game & Fish Assoc. - Instructor High Aggregate (Men)

George Doell Score: 291 10X

5. Cliff White - Instructor Target

George Doell Score: 272 3X

6. MJRCC - Volunteer Target

Cornie Froese Score: 294 14X

7. Grant's Lake Junior Rifle - Intermediate Air Rifle

Brian Doell Score: 296

Provincial Trophies:

1. A.L. Harvey Memorial Trophy - Novice Team Runner-Up

Score: 1969 33X

Ryan Froese, Krista Hildebrand, Brady Fehr, Tylor Peters, Dane Wiebe, Bradley Giesbrecht

2. Frank Gunner Memorial Trophy - Beginners Team Written Test

Silas Penner, Patricia Heinrichs, Joshua Peters, Lucas Wiens, Levi Froese, Zachary Peters

3. R.A. Burns Trophy - Beginners Class Team Champion

Score: 1940 33X

Silas Penner, Patricia Heinrichs, Joshua Peters, Lucas Wiens, Levi Froese, Zachary Peters

4. Don MacDonald Memorial Trophy - Beginner Individual

Krista Hildebrand Score: 368 1X

5. Intermediate

Brian Doell Score: 199 7X

6. Intermediate Champ

Brian Doell Score: 393 18X

7. D A MacDonald Trophy - under 10 individual

Tyler Froese

8. Novice Individual

Ryan Froese Score: 368

9. Air Rifle Team Champs - Overall Team Champions

Score: 1458 2X

Tylor Peters, Krista Hildebrand, Ryan Froese, Brady Fehr

10. Individual Beginner Top Score

Zachary Peters Score: 394 7X.


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