More than 200 students competed in Thursday's Victorian North East Zone school students championships.August 20, 2014 3:04am
Echuca Clay Target Club hosted a successful Victorian North East Zone school students championships on Thursday.
A clear, sunny sky with just the slightest breeze allowed more than 200 students to register some excellent scores.
After all the students had shot at 20 targets, in single barrel mode, Bendigo Senior Secondary College’s Laura Woolley claimed the overall winner of the day with her score of 19/20.
Several shoot-offs were needed to separate the other categories.
In the senior boys, the winner was Murray Parton, a Nathalia Secondary College student, who shot 23/25.
Second placed went to Kyabram P-12 student Connor Keck (27/30) and third was Braydon Oates of Bendigo South East College (43/50).
The senior girls winner was Emma McCulloch from Wanganui Park Secondary College with 15/20.
Second place went to Wanganui’s Hayley McCulloch (14/20) and third was taken out by Emily McCluskey from Echuca College (12/20).
The junior boys ended with Seymour College student Braydon Baker taking first place with a 26/30 result.
Rhys McGauran from Galen College Wangaratta shot 25/30 to claim second and Michael Rizzeri from Notre Dame College Shepparton put his hand up for third place (24/30).
Eaglehawk Secondary College’s Meshaila Cox shot a 21/30 to earn her first in the junior girls.
Matisse Appleby of the Catholic College in Bendigo collected second place (18/30) and Echuca College’s Kiara Dean picked up third (5/20).
Galen College took out the winning team category with an impressive 77/100 result.
The team members were Bryan Green, Rhys McGauran, Brianna Grassi, Marcus Hines and Daniel Hines.
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