DCSIMG

Adair and Elaine bag Ettrick Forest clout titles

editorial image

editorial image

Ettrick Forest Archers held the historic annual gents’ Selkirk Arrow double clout shoot on Sunday, along with the Philiphaugh Silver Arrow for ladies.

It was to prove former winner – and Royal Company of Archers member – Adair Anderson’s day, his 42 hits for a score of 97 edging out Doug Anderson by 14 points. Doug and Jim Stillie took the individual round bronze medals.

For the ladies, Elaine Pearson put in a fantastically high score (50 hits for a 157 score, including four clouts) to win, with Ev Craig picking up the bronze medal for the first round score. Ev and Doug both got their own back on the champions with a win in the best ends shoot-off.

The club is hosting a come and try on Saturday for D.S. Dalgeish staff and guests, and the BLBS Wand Shoot takes place on Sunday from 10.30am, both events at Thirladean.

Results – Ladies’ clout (120yds): 1, Elaine Pearson 50, 157, 4 ; 2, Ev Craig 33, 79, 1.

Gents’ clout (180yds): 1, Adair Anderson 42, 97, 0; 2, Doug Anderson 33, 83, 1; 3, Jimmy Stillie 34, 74, 1; 4, Alan Lindsay 28, 57, 0; 6, Wullie Good 23, 48, 1; 6, Mike Pearson 20, 43, 1; 7, Richard Tice 18, 34, 0; 8, Michael Liddle 17, 31, 0; 9, Jim Craig 13, 30, 2; 10, Scott Young 0, 0, 0.

 

Comments

 
 

Back to the top of the page