Bears Ears Sportsman Club

Represents: Bears Ears Sportsman Club

Current Record: 4 - 3

Season Average: 657.86

Game Score: 661

Midland Young Guns

Represents: Midland Young Guns

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 934.43

Game Score: 953

Midland Young Guns (5 - 0) 953 defeats Bears Ears Sportsman Club (3 - 2) 661

Competition Recap

Midland Young Guns defeats Bears Ears Sportsman Club

Midland Young Guns defeated Bears Ears Sportsman Club 953 to 661 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their fifth win in a row, Midland Young Guns is in first place in their Division with a 5 - 0 record. Midland Young Guns was led by Brooke Willhite who shot a 251. The remaining contributing members were J.W. Yeary, Emmitt Seabough, and Cinco Yeary. Midland Young Guns is from Midland, TX, and is coached by Kevin Willhite.

Snapping a two game win streak Bears Ears Sportsman Club dropped to 3 - 2 on the season. They are currently in third place in their Division. Bears Ears Sportsman Club was led by Eli Ellis who shot a 228. The remaining contributing members were Donovan Converse, Forrest Siminoe, and Abigail Martinez. Bears Ears Sportsman Club is from Craig, CO, and is coached by Alvin Luker.

Next up Midland Young Guns will compete against TAG Team from Traer, IA. TAG Team currently has a 0 - 5 record. Bears Ears Sportsman Club will compete against Ward County 4-H from Monahans, TX. Ward County 4-H currently has a 1 - 4 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Elite 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 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=1.1.688457652.1

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Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Midland Young Guns Midland, TX 362 - 9 299 - 4 316 - 4 953 - 14
Willhite, Brooke (4) 96 - 3 76 - 1 79 - 1 251 - 5
Yeary, J.W. (1) 91 - 3 81 - 1 74 - 0 246 - 4
Seabough, Emmitt (9) 77 - 0 67 - 1 91 - 2 235 - 3
Yeary, Cinco (2) 87 - 1 75 - 1 59 - 0 221 - 2
Crudgington, LeeAnna (5) 87 - 1 61 - 1 72 - 1 220 - 3
Gasch, Jaden (7) 81 - 0 56 - 1 72 - 1 209 - 2
Willhite, Cash (3) 79 - 0 54 - 0 60 - 0 193 - 0
Gersbach, Owen (14) 88 - 2 37 - 0 64 - 0 189 - 2
Bales, Tyler (6) 74 - 1 40 - 1 59 - 0 173 - 2
Wauhob, Kaylee (KW) 69 - 0 39 - 0 57 - 0 165 - 0
Atkinson, Nathan (8)
Griffith, Alyssa (13)
Griffith, Sierra (11)
Harper, Rian (10)
Leggett, Caedmon (12)
2 Bears Ears Sportsman Club Craig, CO 254 - 1 202 - 1 205 - 0 661 - 2
Ellis, Eli (128) 77 - 0 76 - 0 75 - 0 228 - 0
Converse, Donovan (123) 80 - 1 60 - 0 66 - 0 206 - 1
Siminoe, Forrest (108) 74 - 0 60 - 1 53 - 0 187 - 1
Martinez, Abigail (113) 23 - 0 6 - 0 11 - 0 40 - 0

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