Sevigny Walks Away With USPSA Region Six Production Shooting Title
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Washington – -(ShootingWire.com)- Dave Sevigny, an employee with the Smyna-based firearms maker Glock and captain of the company’s shooting team, has won the Production Division title at the 2009 U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Area 6 Regional Championships.
It’s the fourth time Sevigny has taken the Area 6 Championship. He won the Production title in 2005 and 2003 while last year he claimed the Limited Division title.
Competing with a Glock model 34 in 9mm, Sevigny cruised to an easy victory winning nine of the 12 stages for a final score of 1290.9057 which outpaced second place shooter and defending champion Mike Hughes of Bellingham, Wash., by more than 239 points.
“Dave proves again and again why he’s one of the top shooters in the world. His victory this year leaves no doubt that 2009 will be another big year for Dave and Team Glock,” said Charles Bond, USPSA’s Area 6 Director.
Hughes finished with a final score of 1051.6484, more than 16 points ahead of Rodney May of Memphis, Tenn., who took third place with a score of 1035.4573. Rounding out the tops five were Michael Hollar of Conover, N.C., in fourth with 1027.1501 and Tod Litt of Winston, Ga., in fifth with 990.4045.
The match, which was held at the South River Gun Club in Covington, Georgia, drew over 330 shooters competing for titles in the Open, Limited, Limited-10, Production, Revolver and Single Stack divisions.
The USPSA Area 6 region includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee but shooters from shooters from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia as well as Canada and Jamaica competed.
The United States Practical Shooting Association is a non-profit membership association and the governing body for the sport of Practical Shooting in America. USPSA has over 17,000 members and more than 350 affiliated clubs which host weekly matches throughout the country providing recreational shooters with the opportunity to test and refine their shooting skills in a safe, competitive environment. USPSA is also the US Region of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), which is comprised of approximately 67 nations. For more information, visit www.uspsa.org.