Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 6 - 1

Season Average: 1051.29

Game Score: 1060

Kealakehe Rifle Team

Represents: Kealakehe Rifle Team

Current Record: 2 - 5

Season Average: 767.71

Game Score: 716

Saint Thomas Academy (6 - 1) 1060 defeats Kealakehe Rifle Team (2 - 5) 716

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Kealakehe Rifle Team

Saint Thomas Academy defeated Kealakehe Rifle Team 1060 to 716 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Saint Thomas Academy finishes the season in second place in their Division with a 6 - 1 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by Seth Olson who shot a 278. The remaining contributing members were John Sotamba, Kaleb Rutgers, and Riley Miller. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

By virtue of finishing in the top four in the Champions Division this season, Saint Thomas Academy will once again be squadded in the Champion's Division in the 2017 season.

Kealakehe Rifle Team dropped to 2 - 5 on the season. They finish the season in sixth place in their Division. Kealakehe Rifle Team was led by ARIANA KANESHIRO who shot a 229. The remaining contributing members were HANALEI AKAZAWA, MICHAEL PETRALBA, and LUKE TOGUCHI. Kealakehe Rifle Team is from Kailua-Kona, HI, and is coached by 1st Sgt David Starnes.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Champions Division of the Orion National Air Rifle League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The Champions Division is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week round-robin regular season going on now. Followed by a single-elimination tournament, for the top eight teams who will compete for the league championship.

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 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 http://www.orionscoringsystem.com/AirRifleLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.688455695.1

14 - 20 Nov 2016

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 382 - 18 322 - 2 356 - 8 1060 - 28
Olson, Seth (104) 98 - 6 85 - 0 95 - 5 278 - 11
Sotamba, John (106) 94 - 3 82 - 1 86 - 2 262 - 6
Rutgers, Kaleb (105) 93 - 3 80 - 0 88 - 1 261 - 4
Miller, Riley (103) 97 - 6 75 - 1 87 - 0 259 - 7
Copeland, John (101) 86 - 2 70 - 1 85 - 1 241 - 4
Callstrom, Camden (108) 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Frame, Steven (107) 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Kotok, Jack (102) 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Preblich, Paul (109) 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Topping, Jackson (110) 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
2 Kealakehe Rifle Team Kailua-Kona, HI 281 - 2 192 - 0 243 - 0 716 - 2
KANESHIRO, ARIANA (104) 87 - 1 62 - 0 80 - 0 229 - 1
AKAZAWA, HANALEI (105) 74 - 1 65 - 0 70 - 0 209 - 1
PETRALBA, MICHAEL (103) 62 - 0 45 - 0 51 - 0 158 - 0
TOGUCHI, LUKE (101) 58 - 0 20 - 0 42 - 0 120 - 0

14 - 20 Nov 2016

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