Competition Recap

C. T. Johnson AJROTC defeats Las Vegas AJROTC

C. T. Johnson AJROTC defeated Las Vegas AJROTC 1048.8 to 949.5 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row. With the win, C. T. Johnson AJROTC is in third place overall. They currently have a 2 - 0 record. C. T. Johnson AJROTC was led by, Grant Mankewitz who shot a 265.8. The remaining contributing members were Alyssa Castillo, Nicholas Turi, and Elaine Knudson. C. T. Johnson AJROTC is from San Antonio, TX, and is coached by MAJ Tom Groggett.

Las Vegas AJROTC currently has a 0 - 2 record. After the loss they are in twenty-third place overall. Shooting their highest team score of the season Las Vegas AJROTC was led by, Dallas Huff who shot a 271.5. The remaining contributing members were Amanda Merino, Alberto Urrieta, and John Gler. Las Vegas AJROTC is from Las Vegas, NV, and is coached by Guy Cooper.

Next up C. T. Johnson AJROTC will compete against West AJROTC from Denver, CO. West AJROTC currently has a 2 - 0 record. While Las Vegas AJROTC will compete against American Legion Post 41 from Elk garden, WV. American Legion Post 41 currently has a 2 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the National Air Rifle "New Shooter" League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league exclusive to athletes in their first year of competition. Teams are from high schools and junior rifle clubs throughout the United States. Over 10 weeks each team competes in 8 games. Each week, each team is paired with another team with a near equal skill level.

In each game the teams compete in what is known as a Three-Position Air Rifle match. The match is modeled after Olympic Rifle competitions but adapted to high school age athletes. Each athlete will shoots 10 shots in three different shooting positions, prone, standing, and kneeling. Each shot is worth a maximum of 10.9 points. The sum of points scored in the 30 shots is the athlete's total. The team score is comprised of the best four athletes from each team.

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03 - 09 Feb 2020

Individual - Sporter

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Individual
1 Huff, Dallas (101) 97.6 84.1 89.8 271.5
2 Mankewitz, Grant (350957) San Antonio, TX 98.8 76.5 90.5 265.8
3 Castillo, Alyssa (345126) San Antonio, TX 97.3 75.6 91.9 264.8
4 Turi, Nicholas (350955) San Antonio, TX 99.4 74.4 86.9 260.7
5 Knudson, Elaine (350953) San Antonio, TX 97.2 71.4 88.9 257.5
6 Coursey, Joseph (350949) San Antonio, TX 87.8 67.4 78.9 234.1
7 Merino, Amanda (104) 83.9 59.5 85.3 228.7
8 Urrieta, Alberto (102) 96.4 55.0 75.9 227.3

Team - Sporter

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 C. T. Johnson AJROTC San Antonio, TX 392.7 298.8 358.2 1048.8
2 Las Vegas AJROTC 373.3 254.7 331.7 949.5

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