Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1091.09

Game Score: 1070.6

Patuxent NJROTC

Represents: Patuxent High School NJROTC

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1110.26

Game Score: 1082.1

Patuxent NJROTC (4 - 2) 1082.1 defeats Saint Thomas Academy (4 - 2) 1070.6

Competition Recap

Patuxent NJROTC Narrowly Defeats Saint Thomas Academy

Patuxent NJROTC edged out Saint Thomas Academy 1082.1 to 1070.6 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Patuxent NJROTC was led by Christopher Mardones who shot a 278.6. The remaining contributing members were Rossi Harmon, Antara Parekhji, and Gabrielle Price . They are from Lusby, MD, and are coached by 1stSgt Jeffrey Treiber.

Patuxent NJROTC is competing in the Champions Division where they are currently ranked in seventh place. Within the Navy Jrotc Conference they are in third place. They have a 4 - 2 record.

Saint Thomas Academy was led by Ty Thunstrom who shot a 281.7. The remaining contributing members were Eric Zauha, Will Buchelle, and Tadhg Harlin. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Saint Thomas Academy is also competing in the Champions Division where they are currently ranked in thirteenth place. They have a 4 - 2 record.

Next up Patuxent NJROTC will compete against Kelly Walsh MCJROTC from Casper, WY. Kelly Walsh MCJROTC currently has a 4 - 2 record. While Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Jack C. Hays MCJROTC from Buda, TX. Jack C. Hays MCJROTC currently has a 5 - 1 record.

Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The league has two parts. An 8 week regular season going on now, followed by the post-season.

The Champions Division is reserved for the top teams in the country. The top eight teams from the Champions Division regular season will compete in a single elimination tournament for the league championships.

The Distinguished Division are the second tiered teams, followed by the Elite Division.

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 shoot 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

Box Score:

Patuxent NJROTC team page:

Saint Thomas Academy team page:

07 - 13 Nov 2022

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Patuxent NJROTC Lusby, MD 380.8 331.2 370.1 1082.1
Mardones, Christopher (105) 95.3 89.5 93.8 278.6
Harmon, Rossi (103) 98.3 77.6 98.4 274.3
Parekhji, Antara (101) 98.3 84.5 88.6 271.4
Price , Gabrielle (104) 88.9 79.6 89.3 257.8
Gross, dashaun (102) 80.4 47.3 54.7 182.4
Butler, Darius (106) 58.5 38.2 43.8 140.5
2 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 393.4 336.6 348.7 1070.6
Thunstrom, Ty (102) 101.0 88.9 91.8 281.7
Zauha, Eric (101) 95.9 93.1 92.4 281.4
Buchelle, Will (105) 96.4 85.2 78.3 259.9
Harlin, Tadhg (104) 100.1 61.3 86.2 247.6
Carey, Will (107) 95.4 69.4 74.9 239.7

07 - 13 Nov 2022

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