Smithmoor Jan 22's

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Smithmoor Jan 22's

Post by jackrabbit » Sun Jan 09, 2022 10:14 pm

Friends and Shooters, 1/9/2022

Holy Moly What a match! We had a full house of top notch shooters, decent conditions, fantastic facilities and super food! I don’t think it could have gotten any better. This is actually the first match where we have had to turn very many shooters away as we can’t handle more than 30 shooters. I hated having to turn folks away, but we can only do what we can do. I hope everyone that didn’t get in can understand.

The weather turned out quite a bit better than I think most of us were expecting. A stiff breeze came and went throughout the day and the temps rose into the high 30’s. Later in the afternoon the wind picked up and the temperature dropped making it fairly cool. For a January day in Wyoming, it was pretty darned good, however. Of course, we all shot from the comforts of the shooting shed and the wood stove kept us mostly comfortable.

Maybe I was just more hungry than usual, but I thought the food was extra good yesterday. Coralee made a giant roaster full of beef, barley, and vegetable soup along with fresh, warm Italian bread. Grace whipped up a couple pans of apple crisp and some generous soul brought a big bowl of cookies. We had lots of good donuts from Dan Womer, Dick Hennebry, and Mark Pachares for a morning snack as well. Hot dog was it ever good!

The KYL (know your limits) gongs proved a challenge again this month. SPG Sales and Wyoming Sight Drifter have partnered up and offered a crisp 100 dollar bill to the first shooter that shoots a perfect score of 100 on them. Larry and Steve can rest easy as their money is safe again this month. It just doesn’t look like it should be that hard, but it is proving to be quite the trick to shoot well on this stage. The three gongs are 2”, 6”, and 10” and they are worth 3,5, and 10 points respectively. This month, the gongs were past the pig line a bit, probably around 120 yards. You only get 10 shots and you can shoot whichever gong you want. Adding to the fun, we offer a mulligan token for 10 bucks. The 10 bucks goes into the range improvement fund, and the token can be turned in for one redo shot on the gongs. It has to be used right after the shot that you would like to redo. Dan Womer generously donated the prizes for the gongs this month. Michael Rix shot a super 78 to be high gong shooter and took home a fifth of Jameson Irish Whiskey. I’m not sure Michael even likes Irish Whiskey, but it’ll make for a good story! High gongs in the GM/Master class was Jeff Woodring with a super 71. Jeff took home a beautiful, handmade by Dan walnut mold mallet. Yahoo Jeff! A very pleased Roger Decker shot a solid 53 to be 1st in AAA/AA/A class and took home a handmade by Dan walnut score card clip board. Good Job Roger! Thank you Dan for the super prizes!

We had some fantastic shooting in the silhouettes, too. Last month we had a record number of 6 clean prones, and I thought that would be hard to top, but we actually did it again this month! 6 clean prones were shot again, and Michael Rix, Cole Sauer, Sir Billy Acklin, Dick Hennebry, Jacob Wolf, and Dan Womer all took home a coveted Smithmoor Clean Prone Pin. Great shooting fellas! In AA/A class Roger Decker shot a very good 24 to be first. I thought Roger’s buttons on his shirt were going to pop off he was so happy. Great job Roger! It is fun to watch shooters improve and be proud of their accomplishments. In AAA class, junior shooter Jacob Wolf shot a very good clean prone 31 to be 1st. Good Job Jacob! That master score is just one more step to be becoming a master shooter, I bet it won’t be long. Master class saw a very pleased Dan Womer shooter 5 chickens and a clean prone to make a Grand Master score and be 1st master. This was Dan’s second GM score, so only one more to make GM class. Good Job Dan! Jim Rodebaugh was pleased to shoot a 34 and be 1st Grand Master Class, while our current 22 BPCRA National Champion, Cole Sauer shot a fantastic 6 chickens and clean prone to be the Match Winner! Wow that is some super shooting! Kenny Wasserburger said it best when he said, “Come on out to Wyoming, our women and kids will kick your butt!” Great Shooting Cole, and thank you Kenny for the colorful description of how proud we are of our junior and women shooters.

Coralee has most of the match flyers and entry forms out on for this summer’s matches here in Laramie county. Dick Hennebry has some good stuff brewing for us, as well as we are again planning the Smithmoor Cup and Rocky Mountain Regional Matches in August. Closer on the horizon, however, is our 22 Winter Target Championship coming up on Februay 18th, 19th, and 20th. Friday the 18th will be a separate bench match and Saturday and Sunday will be the offhand championship. It was a good time last year, and promises to be again this winter. Shooters come from a long ways to try their skills here at Smithmoor and entries are filling up. Let me know if you are interested in shooting. We are also thinking of a 22 target match this month on the 5th Saturday the 29th, and we look forward to seeing everyone again on February 12th for our next Winter Series 22 match.

Take care everyone,

Shooter Gong Chicken Pig Turkey Ram Total Place
Grand Master
Mark Pachares 48 4 10 9 10 33
Jim Rodebaugh 28 5 10 10 9 34 1st
Michael Rix 78 3 10 10 10 33 clean prone High Gongs
Cole Sauer 70 6 10 10 10 36 MW clean prone
Grizz 38 1 10 10 8 29

Sir Billy Acklin 53 1 10 10 10 31 clean prone
Greg Bybee 38 3 10 10 7 30
JD Farmer 35 3 8 9 8 27
Dick Hennebry 43 0 10 10 10 30 clean prone
Tom Reed 30 4 10 10 9 33
Cecil Sauer 66 6 10 10 8 34
Gary Smith 48 3 10 9 9 31
Kenny Wasserburger 31 2 9 10 9 30
Caleb Wolf 38 2 10 9 10 31
Craig Wolf (I) 61 2 10 9 9 30
Dan Womer 48 5 10 10 10 35 1st clean prone
Jeff Woodring 71 5 10 7 10 32 1st gong

Jon Hill 33 1 10 6 10 27
Emily Anderson 18 1 9 9 7 26
Javyn Cruz 38 0 10 7 8 25
Dick Farmer 48 0 10 8 10 28
Ed Himelhoch 0 2 10 8 10 30
Lee Lane 35 0 10 9 7 26
Joshua Tangeman 38 2 10 8 4 24
Chase Sauer 31 3 9 9 6 27
Jacob Wolf 41 1 10 10 10 31 1st clean prone

Roger Decker 53 1 7 7 9 24 1st gongs and 1st
PJ Karte 46 3 7 4 7 21
Kristen Womer 34 1 8 5 7 21
Katy Stephenson 29 2 7 8 6 23

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Re: Smithmoor Jan 22's

Post by Dan O » Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:49 pm

Great Write up Cody!!!! Sounds like a fun shoot.

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Re: Smithmoor Jan 22's

Post by jackrabbit » Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:28 pm

Thanks Dan, hopefully you can come shoot with us someday!

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