The husband-wife team of Linda and Lionel Brangham stole the show in NW La. District Senior Olympics Marksmanship competition’s .22 pistol division Thursday (April 27) at Shooters USA.
Linda posted a 195 of a possible 300 in outshooting Jackie Conner (45) and Gail Thompson (27). Lionel scored 214 to win the men’s pistol division for shooters ages 65-75. John Godwin took the Silver Medal with a score of 175.
In the pistol division for ages 75-85, Dan Saxton had the high mark of the day at 227. James Russom took the Silver Medal with a 46 score.
“Whenever Dan Saxon shows up, everyone is playing for second place in high score,” quipped district Marksmanship Coordinator Conner about the seven-time winner of the honor in the district.
In the .22 rifle competition, Don Floyd claimed the Gold Medal with Lionel Brangham winning the Silver Medal.
.22 Pistol Division
FEMALE–Gold-Linda Brangham. Silver-Jackie Conner. Bronze-Gail Thompson.
MALE–Ages 55-70: Gold-Lionel Brangham. Silver-John Godwin. Ages 75-80: Gold-Dan Saxon. Silver James Russom.
.22 Rifle Division
MALE–Ages 65-75: Gold-Don Floyd. Silver-Lionel Brangham.