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Charity shoot raises $4000 for hospital

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April 12, 2018

Taking home some silverware: Winner of Maurie Gray Memorial for Seymour members, Jeremiah Tennant, with Selwyn Tennant winner of the Sub-Junior section.

Last weekend saw Seymour Field and Game hold their first charity shoot at their grounds in Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel.

This day was designed to raise money for Seymour Hospital and some urgently needed equipment. The aim was to raise $4000 and by the end of the day, we were close.

Nearly 150 shooters turned up for a 100 target event, and with half of all nominations going to the final tally, a raffle and some generous donations, in a few weeks time we will find out the result.

A big thanks to generous sponsors, Rodwells Stock and Station agents from Shepparton, Hall’s Jewellers Seymour for raffle prizes, GB Corsivia, Bungle Boori (which donated the door prize), Coffee On The Go and Body Shop at Home.

The Overall Handicap winner was Dean Free , who, with his added handicap, scored 105 out of 100.

AA-grade; Steve Norris 90, Matthew Lepoidevin 86, Brendon Pearson 85.

A-grade; Rod Berger 92, Stephen Botterill 89, Mark Wright 89 cb.

B-grade; Allen Beaton 92, Lachlan Sinclair 91, Chris Burder 87.

C-grade; Tony Carbonne 96, Clive Tebbet 90, Daniel Mcpherson 89.

Ladies; Jennifer Price 84, Michelle Lee 82, Jessica Parkinson 72.

Veterans; Sid Davidson 89, Vaughan Ruddick 82, John Argilla 82.

Juniors; Scott McMaster 86, Charli Brown 81, Josh Meerkotter 79 .

Sub-Juniors;Noah Hilderbrand 85, Logan Wheatland 73 Logan Baker 73cb

A big thanks to all volunteers who helped the day run so smoothly; we are looking forward to next year.

The next shoot will be a 75-target sim grd hcp and SXS competition on Saturday, May 5 in Avenel: 10.30am start, all welcome.

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