SEDBERGH SHOOTING TEAM THIRD IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
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At the start of the summer break, Sedbergh School Shooting Team had a successful time at the Schools Meeting at Bisley, coming third in the Ashburton Shield (National Championships).
Daisy Armstrong (Year 9, R) was the youngest member of the 1st VIII (Cowen, Ross, Freeborn, Pybus, H. Welch, Cade, Lewis Smith). Lewis Smith was the highest score on Ashburton Day out of 600 people shooting, winning the Fox Quaich.
Finn Askins and Angus Strudwick won the ‘Schools Pair’ and David and James Fox (Year 10, H) won the ‘Cadet Pair’. Both prestigious trophies.
Other impressive results include:
2nd in the 300 yard aggregate – Charlie Cowen (out of 600 cadets)
2nd in the Cadet 4 – James & David Fox, Sarah Rorison (Year 8), Henry Nichols
3rd in the Cadet Pair Open class – Nichols & Rorison
2nd in the individual gallery Rifle – Charlie Cowen
1st Team Gallery Rifle – Sedbergh – Cowen, Cade, Pybus, Ross
North of England Trophy
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Trophy
10 pupils in the ‘Schools Hundred’ The hundred best shots out of the 600 competing.
3rd in the Babcock Trophy (Armstrong, Ross, Cowen, Cade
2nd Epsom Trophy (600 yard team score in the Ashburton).
In the Home Countries match, William Ross shot for England Cadets and Struan Freeborn Shot for Scotland. The team went on to shoot at The Imperial meeting, with team matches and 12 cadets shooting individually.