|2001 Canadian Trapshooting Championships - Brandon (Man.) Gun Club|
|June 28 - July 1, 2001|
Hunt wins handicap;
Rob Lamont takes doubles, all around
|Ronald McConnel finished first in Saturday's main singles. He was also open runnerup in Sunday's Handicap and collected the top open all-around trophy. Benjamin Hunt earned high gun honors in the Handicap Championship. Rob Lamont captured top resident laurels in Sunday's doubles, the all-around and the high-over-all. He also won two AA singles prizes and was runnerup in the Champion of Champions competition.|
Ronald McConnel posted a 199 and hit 50 extras to claim resident first place honors in Saturday's Single Championship during the Canadian Championships held June 28 - July 1 at Brandon (Man.) GC.
Robert Lamont paces residents with 98 in Sunday's doubles, and 20-yarder Benjamin Hunt won a three-way shootoff of 96's to claim high-gun laurels in the day's handicap.
Lamont and McConnel led all-around scoring with 388x400. Lamont prevailed in two extra rounds for the residents trophy, and McConnel collected the top open award. Lamont was also the resident high-over-all victor with 959x1000.
Mick Turnbull matched McConnel's 199 in Saturday's 16s. Following 25s in the first extra round, McConnel ran 25 more, while Turnbull missed one and took first-place open recognition.
Nona Britton headed women's scoring with 197. Tye Beitz earned junior honors for the second consecutive year, this time with 194. Also securing age-group laurels for the second year in a row was veteran R.R. Brown with 196. Travis Higgs and Pat Lamont knotted at 193 for the sub-junior trophy, and Higgs won the shootoff 25 to 24. John Finley was the senior vet winner with 196.
Jason Folvag from North Dakota paced all double competitors Sunday with 99, good for the first-place open award. He also netted open high-over-all recognition for his field high 960.
Bietz and Ed Jarmain tied Hunt's 96 in the Handicap Championship. In the overtime, Hunt hit 23 to claim the high-gun trophy, Bietz broke 22 from 26.5 for the resident runnerup prize, and Jarmain downed 17 from 24.5 to finish in the top open spot.
Class AA winner Lamont and A victor Higgs paced Thursday's 16s with 100s. Robert Binetruy won the day's handicap with 97. Folvag and Marvin Hanson led the doubles with 98s, collecting AA and A recognition respectively.
Following 100s in Friday's singles, Lamont bested Folvag 75 to 74 in shootoff for Class AA honors, while Randy McNabb prevailed 24 to 23 over Lloyd Sutherland for the A award. James W. Smith posted a 97 for first place in the day's handicap, while Beitz's 99 for the AA trophy was high in the doubles.
(Report submitted by Robert Lamont; photo
by Bob Brown)