Season ends in style

ETTRICK Forest Archers held their final club competition of the year at Thirladean on October 30.

The Combined Shoot, as the name implies, takes in all three disciplines members shoot over the season – clout, target and wand.

Alan Lindsay was the overall winner for the gents, while Elaine Pearson and Sam Mackay took the ladies’ and juniors’ awards respectively.

As there were a good number of male archers on the day, the winners of the separate disciplines were also awarded a medal.

They were: Clout – Doug Anderson; target – Mike Pearson; wand – Kevin Janiak.

Also awarded on the day were the annual club awards, competed for by members over the course of the season.

They were as follows: Club champions (Target) – Gents: Alan Lindsay; Ladies: Elaine Pearson; Juniors: Sam Mackay.

(Clout) – Gents: Martin Stillie; Ladies: Elaine Pearson; Juniors: Sam Mackay.

Annual Club Awards – improvement over year, based on clout: Best Junior Novice (The Aikwood Quaich) Sam Mackay; most improved senior archer (The Selkirk Quaich) Douglas Anderson.