On Saturday 18th November 2023, Mersey Weaver took part in the Cheshire Scouts Inter- District Rifle and Pistol Shooting Competition held at Warrington West HQ.

A team of 4 Scouts ( Saul from 1st Moore, Luke from 1st Halton and Mia and Chloe from 4th Frodsham) and 3 Explorers (Cestrian, Runcorn) aged from 11 years to 15 years old represented our Mersey Weaver. Each team member shot 8 cards using Pre-charged air rifles and pistols at 6yd. For our two youngest members of the team (Nia and Chloe) , this was their first competition and have only been members of our District Squad for a month.

The District team took Silver in Pistol (missing out on Gold by only 3 points to South West Cheshire), Silver in the Rifle and Silver in the Team overall. In the individual, Kyle an Explorer with Cestrian in Runcorn took Silver in individual Rifle, Bronze in Individual Pistol and Bronze in Individual Aggregate

The team was supported by Colin, Duncan and Declan members of our District Target Sports Activity Sub Team.