SSAA SA Rifle Metallic Silhouette State Titles

24-25 May, 30-31 August 2014 - SSAA Moonta Branch

[ Rifle Metallic Silhouette ]

The SSAA South Australia Rifle Metallic Silhouette State Titles culminated with a strong field of 17 shooters at the SSAA Moonta Branch on August 30 and 31. The Centrefire stages were held on May 24 and 25 at the SSAA Monarto Metallic Silhouette Rifle Club, with Mark West taking the honours assisted by his stellar score of 41 in Centrefire Open Class, followed by Dave Cleal and Tony Andrews both on 27.

Mark continued his run to sweep the floor in the 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-Gun events, with a notable performance in Air Rifle Silhouette to score 53, with Ashlea McCarthy hot at his heels on 51 and Dan Tarbard on 47. Mark also placed first in Centrefire Service Rifle, ahead of Erik Cardoso Smith and Brayden Sommer.

Mal Strathearn made a strong showing throughout the State Titles, claiming silver in the 4- and 5-Gun and placing fourth in the 2- and 3-Gun.

Ashlea McCarthy’s score of 52 in the Rimfire Open Class was the standout performance, while her husband Dave McCarthy took the honours in the Rimfire Hunter Class on 22.

Junior shooter Jordan Robinson showed some skilled shooting, scoring 41 and staking claim to fourth place in the Rimfire Silhouette Rifle.

Hunter Class Centrefire
Name Chickens Pigs Turkeys Rams Total Rank
Mark West 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 9 1
Dave Carroll 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 8 2
Patrick Kitschke 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 5 3
Service Rifle Centrefire
Name Chickens Pigs Turkeys Rams Total Rank
Mark West 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 6 1
Erik Cardoso Smith 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 2
Brayden Sommer 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
Open Class Centrefire
Name 1/40 2/40 Total Rank Shootoff
Mark West 22 19 41 1    
David Cleal 17 10 27 2 3 5
Tony Andrews 15 12 27 3 3 4
Air Rifle Silhouette
Name 1/40 2/40 Total Rank
Mark West 27 26 53 1
Ashlea McCarthy 26 25 51 2
Dan Tarbard 23 24 47 3
Hunter Class Rimfire
Name Chickens Pigs Turkeys Rams Total Rank
Dave McCarthy 4 4 1 3 3 1 1 5 22 1
Ashlea McCarthy 4 3 3 2 2 3 1 2 20 2
Richard Taylor 3 3 3 3 4 2 0 1 19 3
Open Class Rimfire
Name 1/40 2/40 Total Rank
Ashlea McCarthy 25 27 52 1
Mark West 19 24 43 2
Dave McCarthy 18 24 42 3
2-Gun Aggregate
Name Rimfire Centrefire Total Place
Mark West 43 41 84 Gold
Tony Andrews 38 27 65 Silver
David Cleal 35 27 62 Bronze
5-Gun Aggregate
Name Centrefire Rimfire Air Rifle Total Place
  Open Hunter Open Hunter      
Mark West 41 9 43 17 53 163 Gold
Mal Strathearn 11 4 26 13 13 67 Silver

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