It was a tough day at Bristol for the first day of conventional prone. Nice and bright with a comfortable temperature but with very devious winds. There was little mirage and the wind flags spent most of the day dancing in seemingly random directions unrelated to each other.
With about 390 chances to shoot a clean only three perfect score were fired all day. The Meter Match was won by Pete Fiore, and Intermediate Junior and former Sub Junior National Champion. USAMU Sergeant First Class Hank Gray, truly an Army Of One as he was the only Army shooter competing, pumped out an outstanding 400-37X to win the Dewar. Kerry Spurgin, All American and Distinguished Rifleman, won the 100 yard match with a 400-21X
The first three shooters in the first daily aggregate were Hank Gray, 1196-88X, Kevin Nevius, 1196-77X, and Kerry Spurgin 1196-73X.