Team GLOCK Wins at Georgia Steel Championship
SMYRNA, GEORGIA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Team GLOCK Shooting Squad opened the 2009 season with six titles at the Georgia Steel Match held January 2-3 in Griffin, Georgia. Captain Dave Sevigny and teammates Jessie Abbate and Randi Rogers competed in the season opener.
Team GLOCK Shooting Squad captain Dave Sevigny led the way with four overall championships sweeping Open Rimfire with a time of 62.31 seconds, Limited – 81.76 seconds, Open Centerfire – 71.29 seconds and the Steel Master title. Randi Rogers won the overall Production division championship with a 102.17 time over 2nd place Dito Lopez – 105.75. Jessie Abbate was the high lady in Limited division and 4th overall with a 105.77, edging teammate Randi Rogers – 107.92 who was the lady runner-up. The Shooting Squad used GLOCK model 34 pistols in 9×19 to win the Limited and Production divisions and an S&J Custom GLOCK 17 in 9×19 for the Open division.
With such a successful year in 2008 for the Team GLOCK Shooting Squad, GLOCK, Inc. is predicting another dominating schedule of events for the trio in 2009. “We would like to congratulate Team GLOCK on their performance at the Georgia Steel Championship and we would look forward to Dave, Randi and Jessie representing GLOCK, Inc. in our booth at the 2009 SHOT Show in Orlando next week,” said Director of Marketing and Advertising Stephanie Plumecocq. “Their recent dominating performances exhibit the perfect combination of talent from the team as well as the reliability and functionality of the GLOCK pistol.” Dave Sevigny also mentions, “We’re all happy the season is underway and again look forward to representing GLOCK in the shooting sports.”
GLOCK pistols were used by a majority of competitors including high junior Cody Tucker who shot a 116.99 and 128.98 in Limited and Production respectively with a GLOCK 34.
The annual steel tournament at Griffin Gun Club features seven stages of the Steel Challenge: Speed Option, Accelerator, Showdown, Five To Go, Roundabout, Pendulum and Smoke & Hope. Match Director Glen Webber said the Griffin Gun Club will soon expand its facilities, allowing the 2010 championship to run all eight Steel Challenge stages including “Outer Limits.” In all, 117 entries were tallied and Glen Webber expects next year to be even bigger.
The next steel tournament for TEAM GLOCK is the Steel Challenge Nationals being held March 24-29, 2009 in Titusville, FL.
For full results, visit: www.griffinsteelmatch.com