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Powers Ties Coast Guard Match’s National Record


Bernosky closes gap as Army’s Gallagher drops shot at Camp Perry.

Port Clinton, Ohio – Longtime competitor Konrad Powers tied the NRA National Championship Record and won the Coast Guard Trophy match this morning at Camp Perry. Powers fired a practically perfect 200-18x, rapid fire, from the sitting/kneeling position.

Finishing behind Powers, SSG Tyrel Cooper’s 200-16x was enough to earn second place as Leigh Jenks III came in third with a 200-15x. Carl Bernosky, who sat third overall this morning, tied for fourth place in the Coast Guard match with Jonathan O’Neal, SGT Nathan Verbickas and SFC Grant Singley, who all shot a 200-14x.

Bernosky’s score managed to gain some ground on SGT Sherri Gallagher, NRA’s 2010 High Power Rifle champion, who started the morning second overall. Gallagher dropped a point in the Coast Guard match after shooting a 199-12x.

Coast Guard Trophy — NRA Match 445
Place Competitor Score
1       Konrad Powers 200-18x
2       Tyrel Cooper 200-16x
3       Leigh Jenks III 200-15x
4       Jonathan O’Neal 200-14x
4       Carl Bernosky 200-14x
4       Nathan Verbickas 200-14x
4       Grant Singley 200-14x

The race for this year’s title is staying very competitive. Not only are the top shooters keeping their scores neck-and-neck, but plenty of competitors are within reach. Final results from the Navy Cup are currently incoming. Then we’re off to the to the day’s last match — the Army Cup.

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