Event Results

Grapple over the Grape Vines - Zillah

Yakima Valley Aero Modelers

Saturday, 07/07/2018 - Sunday, 07/08/2018

Overall, there were 16 pilots flying in the Zilliah contest. In no particular order they were: Bill Burgad, Bill Stewart, Bob Iverson, Brian Webb, Clark Hymas, Dave Villwock, Gale Vasquez, Gordon Wilhelm, Grant Schatz, Greg Zettler, John Paul Takacs, John Takacs, Keith Bodeau, Rick Crow, Ronald Morrison and Russell Vloth. These pilots flew a grand total of 236 judged sequences. 

John Takacs won the Basic class. There were 3 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) John Takacs, (2) Bill Stewart and (3) Rick Crow. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,538 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 462 points). 

Ronald Morrison won the Sportsman class. There were 5 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Ronald Morrison, (2) Grant Schatz, (3) Bob Iverson, (4) Greg Zettler and (5) Russell Vloth. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 2,924.1 to a high of 4,993.8 (a range of 2,069.7 points). 

Gale Vasquez won the Intermediate class. There was 1 pilot in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Gale Vasquez. He flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. 

Brian Webb won the Advanced class. There were 4 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) Brian Webb, (2) Clark Hymas, (3) Gordon Wilhelm and (4) Bill Burgad. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,550.6 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 449.4 points). 

John Paul Takacs won the Unlimited class. There were 3 pilots in Unlimited. The winning order was: (1) John Paul Takacs, (2) Dave Villwock and (3) Keith Bodeau. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,798.5 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 201.5 points). 

Dave Villwock won the Seniors class. There were 4 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Dave Villwock, (2) Ronald Morrison, (3) Bill Burgad and (4) Greg Zettler. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 781.379 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 218.621 points). 

Dave Villwock won the Freestyle class. There were 4 pilots in Freestyle. The winning order was: (1) Dave Villwock, (2) John Paul Takacs, (3) Clark Hymas and (4) Bob Iverson. They flew 1 freestyle round. The scores ranged from a low of 667.8 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 332.2 points). 

The tightest competition was for 3rd place in the Advanced class, with only 2.8 points difference between Gordon Wilhelm and Bill Burgad.