Princethorpe U15s Are Champions At William Powell Schools Clay Competition

The William Powell Schools Clay Shooting Competition took place on Wednesday 14 November at the Oxfordshire Shooting School in Chipping Norton. Taking part were ten schools in the Senior (U18) and Junior (U15) competitions. Princethorpe took a team of four, Harry Bagshaw, Rupert Hatton, Ben Killian and Jonti Spilman, to compete in the U15 Junior competition. The event was a 60 bird sporting layout so the boys each shot 60 clays shot over eight stands.

With some experienced guns in the team the Princethorpe boys shot well to finish on individual scores of Harry Bagshaw 25, Rupert Hatton 43, Ben Killian 45 and Jonti Spilman 51. That gave them a team total of 164 and first place in the Junior competition, comfortably seeing off the runners up Bloxham School on 155 and Millfield School also on 155.

Jonti Spillman also took the Junior High Gun award for his impressive score of 51 out of 60 clays, dropping only nine shots over the eight stands.

It was a super day of skilful shooting. Congratulations boys on an impressive win.