Wellington took an early lead in the competition and all the boys shot confidently to fend off Nelson’s challenge. The standard of all the 24 boys shooting for their Company improved once more with the winning score of 525 ex 600 pushing the record up by a further 4 points.

As a reminder, the Everitt Cup is an Inter-company Shooting competition. Each company fields 3 cadet pairs (2 x Junior Cadets in Year 6, 2 x Intermediate Cadets in Year 7 and 2 x Senior Cadets Year 8). All Cadets shoot a 5 Bull, 10 shot target. The highest combined score wins, ex 600.

The Wellington team scored as follows:
Seniors – Harry S (Captain) 96 & William P 84
Intermediate – Jasper S 91 & Johnny C 87
Juniors – Thibault F 86 & Jason R 81

1st Place Wellington – 525
2nd Place Nelson – 513
3rd Place Marlborough – 496
4th Place Drake – 490