Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 7 - 2

Season Average: 1019.42

Game Score: 1030.1

Kaiser High School

Represents: Kaiser High School

Current Record: 7 - 1

Season Average: 1002.76

Game Score: 1033.9

Kaiser High School (4 - 0) 1033.9 defeats Saint Thomas Academy (4 - 1) 1030.1

Competition Recap

Kaiser High School Narrowly Defeats Saint Thomas Academy

Shooting their highest score of the season Kaiser High School edged out Saint Thomas Academy 1033.9 to 1030.1 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. With the win, Kaiser High School is in sixth place overall. They currently have a 4 - 0 record. Kaiser High School was led by, Rowen Balagtas who shot a 265.5. The remaining contributing members were Helina Thoi, Donovan Collard, and Amelie Barrios. Kaiser High School is from Honolulu, HI, and is coached by James Olson.

Snapping a four game win streak Saint Thomas Academy currently has a 4 - 1 record. After the loss they are in seventh place overall. Shooting their highest team score of the season Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Will Buchelle who shot a 264.5. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Podolyan, Will Carey, and Tadhg Harlin. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Next up Kaiser High School will compete against Knob Noster from Knob Noster, MO. Knob Noster currently has a 2 - 1 record. While Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Eldorado NJROTC from North Las Vegas. Eldorado NJROTC currently has a 3 - 1 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.

For more information on the league, including complete standings, visit https://www.national-leagues.com/new-shooter

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.2022021414354397.1

Kaiser High School team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1846

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1791

21 - 27 Feb 2022

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Kaiser High School 384.1 316.6 349.4 1033.9
Balagtas, Rowen 2025 (101) 98.6 76.9 90.0 265.5
Thoi, Helina 2025 (105) 100.5 79.6 84.8 264.9
Collard, Donovan 2025 (108) 95.0 83.9 78.9 257.8
Barrios, Amelie 2023 (104) 90.0 69.1 86.6 245.7
Noda, Joshua 2025 (110) 84.5 69.6 77.1 231.2
Lau, Coleman 2024 (109) 86.3 76.2 67.5 230.0
Miyashiro, Camryn 2024 (106) 89.3 66.2 71.5 227.0
Thomas, Jazlynn 2025 (103) 78.3 57.8 88.0 224.1
Revestir, Evan 2025 (102) 86.4 55.9 69.1 211.4
Lau, Dominic 2024 (107) 80.6 60.6 55.8 197.0
2 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 389.1 305.4 335.6 1030.1
Buchelle, Will (106) 96.1 79.3 89.1 264.5
Podolyan, Daniel (107) 99.4 79.8 84.5 263.7
Carey, Will (109) 93.9 74.8 86.2 254.9
Harlin, Tadhg (105) 99.7 71.5 75.8 247.0
Becker, Ryan (108) 89.9 62.2 63.9 216.0

21 - 27 Feb 2022