Published On: May 21st, 2021Categories: Berger, Shooting Competitions

Berger’s Bartholome Wins TSRA Long Range Championship

Mesa, AZ – Team Berger member Larry Bartholome won the 2021 Texas State Rifle Association F-Open Championship for an unprecedented 4th time. Loading Vihtavouri N160 and Berger’s 7mm 184 Grain F-Open Hybrid Target bullets, Bartholome outshot all competitors and scored a 992 – 41X.

Bartholome’s team, “We Don’t Rent Pigs,” also went on to win the F-Open Team State Championship scoring a 2376 – 118X. Joining Bartholome were F-Open team members Tim Vaught, David Christian, Tod Hendricks and team Captain, Erik Cortina.

The Texas State Rifle Association, hosted by Bayou Rifles, Inc., took place April 30 – May 2nd at the Bayou Rifles – Juliff Rifle and Pistol Range in Rosharon, TX. The Texas State Rifle Association’s Long Range Championship hosted over 50 of the top shooters from around the US, competing in both F-Open and F-TR disciplines.

“Eight more wins and it’ll be an even dozen.  After all I’ll only be at least 87,” commented Bartholome. Bartholome will be competing next at the NRA F-Class Nationals in July at Camp Atterbury, IN.

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