Shrewsbury Bell Target League: Breidden remain unbeaten

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After eight weeks of matches in the Shrewsbury Bell Target Shooting League, Breidden remain unbeaten at the top of the table after beating Condover. 

Telepost’s Neil Booth taking his fifth shot at the bell target. Photo: Bob Griffiths
Telepost’s Neil Booth taking his fifth shot at the bell target. Photo: Bob Griffiths

At the other end of the league Harlescott A shot against their B team who currently sit mid table. The B team took the points from the match after some good consistent shooting.

Only a couple of points between teams in the remaining three matches, with Unison retaining their lead over Telepost this season with a 180 score against the visiting team’s 178. Possibles from Unison’s Luke Thomas (37.5), Andy Lawrence & Mike Lewis (36.5) were too much against Telepost’s only possible score by Aaron Knight (36.5)

The Cock Inn’s B team scored 177.5 to beat the away team of the Red Lion by 1.5. Possibles from Rich Morgan and Joe Hilditch (36.5) for the home squad and Rob Williams with a 35.5 for the Lion.  Matt Knight for the Red Lion was one shot away from a Maximum score but dropped a point on his third shot ending his detail with a 37.5

Rob Jones (35) went slightly wide on his second shot to miss out on a possible for the Cock Inn’s A team whilst shooting at the Marchamley club. Dominic Spenser for the home side dropped out of the bull on his second shot too, adding a 35.5 to the score sheet. Marchamley scored 170.5 on the night to beat the Cock A team by 2 points, they stay as they were in the table.

This weekend sees the Shrewsbury league put a team of twelve shooters in a West Midland Bell Target Championships meeting at Broseley’s Victoria Hall where teams from Wolverhampton, Montgomeryshire, Wenlock, Wrekin and Bridgnorth will shoot against each other. Each shooter will take 15 shots at a bell target and prizes will be given for highest individual, pair, fours and team scores.

Report by Bob Griffiths

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