Jamaican captain Dwayne Ford scored 146.10 points to win the Wogarth Cup thus knocking out seven-time champion Lennox Braithwaite of Barbados
During the recently ended West Indies full bore shooting tournament, Jamaica secured victory after garnering one point over Guyana at the Twickenham Park in St Catherine.
Jamaican captain Dwayne Ford scored 146.10 points to win the Wogarth Cup thus knocking out seven-time champion Lennox Braithwaite of Barbados who secured 146.9 points.
Jamaica’s squad of 8 people is coached by Major John Nelson. It also consisted of team captain Phillip Scott, Nicola Guy, Jose Nunez, Claude Rusell, Karen Anderson, Denis Lee and David Rickman.
Jamaica had secured a give-point lead of 373.23 points over opponents Antigua and Barbuda after the first range at 300 yards. Guyana secured 360.16 points. Ford and Guy both secured impressive scores of 50.4 each.
After 500 yards, Jamaica extended their lead with a 379.19 score. Guyana reduced the gap at 500 yards to win with 383.23 points. As they got into the final range, Jamaica had taken the lead with 752.42 points over Guyana’s 743.39 points.
At 500 yards, Braithwaite executed the call at 500 yards hence proving to be important at the final range while he and Ford competed for the Wogarth Cup which is awarded to the West Indies Cup top scoring shooter.
Jamaica were in a heated shoot-out at 600 yards. However, during the outset, they dropped by 10 points. Jamaica managed to beat Guyana by one point securing 1,114.58 over Guyana’s 1,113.63.