Leonard Johnson Memorial Match; September 26, 2020

2020 has been a bummer of a year for a variety of reasons, but our string of good luck for High Power shooting continued for the Leonard Johnson Match on Saturday, September 26th.  Again, we could have not asked for a better day; bright, cool but not nose dripping –finger numbing cold and just enough wind to challenge but not frustrate.

Holding Hard at 200-yards with a .22 rim fire

Three-and-a-half teams participated

The teams and results were:

The Buckeye Brothers – Bakies and Baker:

Rim fire:          375 – 6X          Center Fire:     365-7X             Aggregate:  740-13X

Theyrrre Back – Ron Dague and Doc Habel  (First Match for both of these guys this year!!!)

Rim fire:          370 – 0X          Center Fire:     366-7X             Aggregate:  736-13X

Johnson and Johnson – Jerry and Doug Johnson

Rim fire:          371 – 3X          Center Fire:     270-3X             Aggregate:  641-7X

(New rifle, serious issues and finally just plain ole broken and had to withdraw)

Our half-team was John Halter:

The Last Mohican – John Halter

Rim fire:          173 – 1X          Center Fire:     101-2X             Aggregate:  274-3X

In case you might wonder about the low center fire scores, we shot the 300-yard stage on the MR-52 target, which is a 600 yard target reduced to 200 yards – but we shot it at 300 yards.  The SR-42 target is a hard target, but the MR-52 is even more of a challenge.

A Classic Anschutz just about as old as the shooter

Doug Johnson took high .22 rim fire individual with a 190-3X.  Joe Bakies took center fire individual with a 191-6X.  Ron Dague shot an outstanding 186-4X center fire considering this was his first match of the year after some health problems.

I want to thank Joe Bakies and Jim Baker for turning their awards back to the club for our electronic target fund and for Joe’s very nice comments about the match on his Facebook page.