Raymond Sylvia from Vineyard Haven won the 2014 trap championship at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Club’s trap facilities on August 17, edging out Brian Welch of Oak Bluffs in a shoot-out. The two were tied with a score of 40 of 50 targets to capture the first place title. Mr. Welch then took the second place honors while Louise Marx of Chappaquiddick, last year’s trap champion, finished third with a total of 37 of 50 targets.

The 22 long rifle Rim Fire Shoot will be held at the Rod & Gun Club from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 23, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 24. This is the first time this competition is being held to accommodate long rifle enthusiast, and organizers hope it becomes an annual event. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be available.

For more information, call 508-627-3537 or visit mvrodandgunclub.com.