A group of newcomers to clay shooting started their competitive days with a bang when they won top prize at a schools’ challenge in Buckinghamshire.
The first ladies’ team from Warwickshire College to enter the competition beat its nearest rivals by a full 10 clays.
Paige Neale, Aimee Misters, Lottie Horrabin, Tori Frogley and captain Tiffany Lees were awarded a new 12-bore shotgun for the college as a prize.
In the men’s event, the Warwickshire team of Nathan Mockler, 18, Sam Treadgold, 18, Will Garrett, 21, Sam Clark, 17, and captain George Huck, 18 lost by two clays to come second to local rivals Warwick School.
Sam Treadgold took overall second place in the competition.
Warwickshire College has also been shortlisted for the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association’s school of the year award, which it won last year.
Featured image caption: Warwickshire College women’s clay shooting team, from left: Lottie Horrabin, 18, Tori Frogley, 17, Paige Neale, 19, Aimee Misters, 18, Harriet Jones, 18, and Tiffany Lees, 19