Waterside FITA weekend
Richard, Jodie, Mark & Steve went to the Waterside FITA weekend:
Both days had excellent weather conditions, with very little wind and not a cloud to be seen.
Jo came along to support the team, but left her pom poms at home!
Saturday morning qualifying
Richard Buckner shot a wa720 @ 70m on a 122cm and came 5th (of 34) with 587
Mark Davies shot a wa720 @ 70m on a 122cm and came 12th (of 34) with 549
Jodie Buckner shot a wa720 @ 60m on a 122cm and came 1st (of 2) with 483
Steve Baker shot a wa720 @ 50m on a 80cm and came 16th (of 22) with 620
Saturday afternoon Head to heads
Richard Buckner had a bye in the 1st round then won 3 matches but lost semi final to Chris Baigent and also lost the bronze final to Gerko Deak so came 4th place
Mark Davies had a bye in the 1st round then lost to Julian Piper so came 17th
Jodie Buckner wasn't able to compete due to not enough juniors
Steve Baker won his 1st round match but was beaten in the 2nd round by Lee Miller (overall winner) so came 9th
Richard Buckner shot a wa1440 (36 arrows@90m & 36@70m on a 122cm face then 36@50m & 36@30m on a 80cm face)
Richard came 3rd scoring 1197 which is a Master Bowman score.
Steve Baker shot a wa1440 (36 arrows@90m & 36@70m on a 122cm face then 36@50m & 36@30m on a 80cm face)
Steve came 16th scoring 1265 which is a Bowman score
Jodie Buckner shot a Metric 4 (36 arrows@40m & 36@30m on a 122cm face then 36@20m & 36@10m on a 80cm face)
Jodie came 1st scoring 1340 which is a Junior Master Bowman score.
Both Richard and Jodie were shooting for Hampshire against Sussex.
Hampshire beat Sussex, Hampshire fielded a full team inc juniors where Sussex didn't! But Hampshire would have won every class even with the same number of archers.
See https://haa.org.uk for full details.