Georgia Competitive Shooters

Represents: Georgia Competitive Shooters

Current Record: 6 - 1

Season Average: 1551.86

Game Score: 1547

The Shooters Edge

Represents: The Shooters Edge

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 1557.43

Game Score: 1567

The Shooters Edge (5 - 0) 1567 defeats Georgia Competitive Shooters (4 - 1) 1547

Competition Recap

CORRECTIONS: The previous version of this release listed Georgia Competitive Shooters in third place in their division. They are in second place.

The Shooters Edge Narrowly Defeats Georgia Competitive Shooters

The Shooters Edge edged out Georgia Competitive Shooters 1567 to 1547 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their fifth win in a row, The Shooters Edge is in first place in their Division with a 5 - 0 record. The Shooters Edge was led by Mary Tucker who shot a 396. The remaining contributing members were Matthew Sanchez, Lauren McMahan, and Taryn Granger. The Shooters Edge is from Sarasota, FL, and is coached by Robert Tucker.

Snapping a four game win streak Georgia Competitive Shooters dropped to 4 - 1 on the season. They are currently in second place in their Division. Georgia Competitive Shooters was led by Molly McGhin who shot a 394. The remaining contributing members were Addy Burrow, Veronica Stanley, and Sawyer Williams. Georgia Competitive Shooters is from Griffin, GA, and is coached by Lisa Kelley.

Next up The Shooters Edge will compete against Lake Region Shooting Sports from Devils Lake, ND. Lake Region Shooting Sports currently has a 4 - 0 record. Georgia Competitive Shooters will compete against Arvada Rifle and Pistol Club from Golden, CO. Arvada Rifle and Pistol Club currently has a 0 - 4 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Precision 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 conference. 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 Standing Air Rifle match. The match is almost identical to the air rifle events in the Olympic Games. Each athlete shoots 40 shots in the standing position, the most difficult position in rifle competitions. Each shot is worth a maximum of 10 points. The sum of points scored in the 40 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=1.1.763345480.1

23 - 29 Oct 2017

Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 The Shooters Edge Sarasota, FL 391 - 32 391 - 28 393 - 29 392 - 30 1567 - 119
Tucker, Mary 99 - 9 99 - 9 99 - 8 99 - 9 396 - 35
Sanchez, Matthew 99 - 9 99 - 8 99 - 7 98 - 8 395 - 32
McMahan, Lauren 96 - 7 97 - 7 98 - 7 99 - 7 390 - 28
Granger, Taryn (104) 97 - 7 96 - 4 97 - 7 96 - 6 386 - 24
2 Georgia Competitive Shooters Griffin, GA 384 - 0 390 - 0 384 - 0 389 - 0 1547 - 0
McGhin, Molly (110) 99 - 0 99 - 0 99 - 0 97 - 0 394 - 0
Burrow, Addy (111) 97 - 0 99 - 0 99 - 0 96 - 0 391 - 0
Stanley, Veronica (112) 96 - 0 97 - 0 93 - 0 97 - 0 383 - 0
Williams, Sawyer (113) 92 - 0 95 - 0 93 - 0 99 - 0 379 - 0

23 - 29 Oct 2017

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