It was U.S. National Rifle Team-Rowe that won this year's NRA National Mid-Range team match on Monday, August 12 at Camp Atterbury, with a score of 2397-166X. Team members (pictured above) are Kimberly Dennis Rowe, Bob Gill, Larry Sollars, Kent Reeve and Captain/Coach Charles Rowe.
Of note, Gill and Sollars both shot matching high scores of 600-47X. The combined team score for USNRT-Rowe of 2397-166X is a pending National Record.
In second place is USNRT Elsenboss with a score of 2378-148X. Team members are Thomas Colston, SSG Amanda Elsenboss and PV2 Kade Jackovich of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, and Daniel Altman. Elsenboss was the only other competitor besides the aforementioned Gill and Sollars that fired a 600-47X score at this event.
Rounding out the top three teams is the Statesmen, with a score of 2374-110X. Team members are Thomas Bartlett, Earl Singleton, Mark Reiter and Raymond Smith.
The top three teams were all shooting Any/Palma rifles.
The NRA Mid-Range Prone team match course of fire is comprised of 20 shots slow fire at 300, 500 and 600 yards. Two sighting shots are allowed. Teams score for each other. Only two shooters fire during a block time.
A full match report will be published in a future issue of the digital magazine.