Madison, NC - The Remington Outdoor Company ("ROC") hosted the annual Classic High-Power Regional on June 6 - 8, 2014 at Reade Range located in central Pennsylvania. Military and civilian high-power rifle teams from all over the eastern U.S. participated in the three day event.
This year's event was unique to previous years, in that the match was combined with the Pennsylvania State Service Rifle Championship due to the earlier scheduling of the 2014 U.S. National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio.
In the Excellence in Competition (EIC) match, LCPL Pennington USMC, took top honors and was the match winner with the service rifle firing a score of 490-18x in the NRA National Match Course (NMC) event.
In the NRA 800 Aggregate championship, Team Remington member Mark Laramie bested the field and was the match rifle winner and overall champion with a score of 788-32x. His victory was of a slim margin over Nate Guernsey of Team Remington who fired a 788-29x.
SSgt Pickel, USMC Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the Marine Corps Rifle Team, demonstrated his leadership and individual marksmanship by winning the high service rifle and the high Pennsylvania State Resident title firing a score of 782-24x.
In the NRA Four Man Team (NMC) competition, high winds provided a grim competitive task for all, especially at the final 600 yard stages of the match. Team Remington was the overall winner and match rifle team champions with a score of 1940-68x.
Team Captain- Gary Hendricks
Team Coach- Ken Roxburgh
Joe Hendricks, Sr.
The United States Marine Corps won the overall service rifle team championship with a score of 1920-49x.
Remington Outdoor Company provides sponsorship and support to local, state, regional and national NRA shooting sports programs, and promotes participation in all hunting and recreational shooting.
About Remington Outdoor Company
Remington Outdoor Company headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods and products for the hunting, shooting sports and self defense markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816, the Company is the nation's oldest continuously operating manufacturer. Remington is privately-held and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles. The Remington Family of Companies has 23 locations across 14 states employing over 4,200 people and distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries and includes some of the most globally recognized brands on the market including Remington®, 1816™, Bushmaster®, DPMS®, Marlin®, H&R 1871®, The Parker Gun, Mountain Khakis®, Advanced Armament Corp.®, Dakota®, Para®, Nesika™, Storm Lake Barrels®, and Barnes® Bullets
More information about the Company can be found at www.remington.com.
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