Fifty trap shooters from across Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C. attended the 100th annual Saskatchewan Provincial Trapshooting Championships, held in Swift Current from July 7-11.
Estevan was well represented.
Shooting started on July 7 and continued throughout the week, with the championship events held on July 10 and 11.
Jason Coldwell was the only Estevan shooter who shot all 10 events, totalling 1,000 targets. He highlighted his provincial experience by winning the Saskatchewan Handicap Championship 100 targets with a score of 95 on the final day.
Also representing the Estevan Trap Club were Reg King, Garry McNabb and two young shooters, Logan King and Sam Meek.
Winning the singles championships in their youth classes from the Estevan club were Logan King, junior gold, with a score of 191, and Sam Meek, junior, with a 177. Parent-child was won by Reg and Logan King with a combined score of 379 out of 400.
Shooting for the Estevan team in a provincial team event were Reg King, Logan King, Sam Meek, Jason Coldwell and Dale Schackleton, taking second spot with a combined score of 952.
Doubles champions in their classes from the Estevan club were Logan King, junior gold, with a score of 95, Sam Meek, junior, with a score of 84, and Reg King, sub vet, with an 88.
Handicap champions from the club were Logan King, junior gold, with an 84, shooting from 24.5 yards, and Sam Meek, junior, with a 91, shooting from 19.5 yards.
High all around champions from the Estevan club, in their classes, were Reg King, sub vet, with a 363, Logan King, junior gold with a 370, and Sam Meek, junior, with a 352.
Logan King also received his pin for his first 100 targets shot in Churchbridge in 2019 and his pin for making the all-star/Sask. First Team for 2020. He was fourth in Saskatchewan with an average score of 93.79.
Other Estevan shooters recognized were Jason Coldwell in ninth and Joe Harvey in 12th.
In order to qualify for the All-Star/Sask. First Team, a shooter must shoot at four different clubs in Saskatchewan. The top 1,200 single, 800 double and 800 handicap scores are then averaged out to obtain a score and a competitor must use one score from each club.
If you are interested in shooting at the Estevan Trap Club or setting up a corporate shoot contact Reg King at 306-421-2111 .