By Lars Dalseide | May 23 2013 11:11

Heading in to Day Two of the Bianchi Action Pistol Championships, favorites and contenders battle for the top

Chris Cerino shooting Falling Plates at the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup in Missouri

Columbia, Missouri - With day two of the MidwayUSA/Bianchi Cup well under way, those resting atop the leaderboard realize their position is precarious at best. A stray shot, sudden gust of wind or an equipment malfunction is all it takes for fortunes to go from boom to bust.

The biggest challenge facing most is fatigue. Some are getting over it due to the two events they endured yesterday while the others are in the thick of it as they shoot two events today. The gun is a little heavier, the vision a little blurrier, and the targets are getting smaller and smaller.

Though familiar faces may bubble to the top eventually, a number of contenders staking claim to their respective events. It's the day for big moves to be made.

Here's where we are, event by event, as of 10:00am local time.

Smith & Wesson's Molly Smith taking on the field at the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup in Missouri


The Practical Event

Place Name Score
1 Doug Koenig 480-45x
2 Kyle Schmidt 480-42x
3 Kevin Angstadt 480-41x
4 Bruce Piatt 480-40x
5 Carl Bernosky 480-39x


The Barricade Event

Place Name Score
1 Andy Krantz 480-48x
2 Karl Piper 480-46x
3 Grant Jeavons 480-46x
4 George Mowbray 480-45x
5 Timothy Altenburg 480-45x


The Moving Target Event

Place Name Score
1 Zeljko Cvetnic 480-39x
2 Geoffrey Matthews 478-35x
3 Travis Hayton 476-30x
4 Bernhard Paul 473-30x
5 Nigel Gordon 471-30x


The Falling Plates Event

Place Name Score
1 Steve Weathersby 480-76x
2 Tomoyuki Hasegawa 480-58x
3 Jared Owens 480-55x
4 Frank Kemm 480-52x
5 Chuck Thomey 480-50x

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