Ronald Zerr is the 2019 NRA National High Power Rifle Champion, winning the match at Camp Atterbury with a score of 2374-107X. A civilian match rifle shooter and resident of Tucson, AZ, for his victory Zerr received a Mumma Trophy plaque, as well as gift certificates from Geissele Automatics, Krieger Barrels and Sierra Bullets.
In second place is Kenneth Lankford of Laramie, WY, who finished with a score of 2369-116X. Rounding out the top three is SSG Sean Morris of the U.S. Army Reserve, with a score of 2366-87X. Morris also is the winner of the service rifle championship, which saw him receive a Dupont Trophy plaque.
The NRA National High Power Rifle Championship is the aggregate of three matches: the Vandenberg Cup, Nevada Trophy and Clarke Trophy matches, which themselves are comprised of numerous events.
Additionally, Denise Loring of Manassas, VA, secured the High Woman award in service rifle with a score of 2340-84X. High Senior in service rifle is Michael James of Homer Glen, IL, who scored 2316-62X.
Next year, the High Power Rifle Championships at Camp Atterbury will be joined by both the NRA Precision Pistol and Smallbore Rifle Championships.
A full match report from the 2019 NRA High Power Rifle Championship will be published in a future issue of the digital magazine.