Roulston on target
WARWICK builder Greg Roulston scored an amazing 999.33 out of a possible 1000 to win the inaugural Barry Frost Memorial Shoot at the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia Warwick branch range on Saturday night.
The memorial shoot consisted of two Hunter class targets, an International Rimfire Benchrest target and a benchrest 50 target, all at 50m. The shoot was held in excellent conditions, despite a light mist. Cliff Wilkie was second with 991.23 and Greg's son Clinton Roulston third with 989.18.
Barry Frost was a long-time member of the club who died late last year.
SSAA Warwick branch benchrest captain Steven Kasper said the memorial shoot would be held at the end of each year.
"Barry was a painter by trade and donated a lot of his time painting buildings at the club facilities at Risdon Range," Kasper said.
"He was a regular at working bees. Regardless of what the situation was, he always had a smile on his face and had that happy-go-lucky nature.
"Barry was one of the top five shooters at the branch. His wife Marion also competed and they were of a similar standard.
"Both were outstanding pistol shooters before taking up SSAA shooting."
Marion was joined at the inaugural memorial shoot by their daughter Gina, son-in-law John and grandchildren Andrew and Rebecca Hing.
Most of the family also competed on the day, some for the first time in a SSAA shoot.
Shooter of the Year trophies were also presented on the day with Roulston winning A-grade with a score of 495.12, his yearly average.
In B grade, Richard McKillop was victorious with an average score of 490.11 for the year.
Kasper won C grade with 479.5.