Kenneth M. Haupricht of Johnsonburg is off to a good start as he won the opening match with a 30 in the high power hunting rifle competition of the NRA National Silhouette Championships Thursday at the high power range of the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Susan Peery Rice (Churchton, Md.) was second overall with a 30 after dropping a 5-shot shoot-off to Haupricht; Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was third with a 29.
In Master Class, Eric Boos (Little Rock, Wash.) was the class champion with a score of 28. Greg Engel (Flossmoor, Ill.) was second with a 28 and William Motl (Porter, Texas) was third with a 27. Dennis Martinen (Yakima, Wash.) was fourth with a 27 and Peter Sedman (Clifford, Ontario, Canada) took fifth with a 25.