Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1071.14

Game Score: 1089

Selma MCJROTC

Represents: Selma High School MCJROTC

Current Record: 2 - 5

Season Average: 1065.43

Game Score: 1064

Saint Thomas Academy (4 - 1) 1089 defeats Selma MCJROTC (2 - 3) 1064

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Selma MCJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Saint Thomas Academy defeated Selma MCJROTC 1089 to 1064 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their fourth win in a row. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in seventh place overall and first place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. They currently have a 4 - 1 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by Michael Driscoll who shot a 277. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Staelgraeve, John Copeland, and Kaleb Rutgers. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Selma MCJROTC currently has a 2 - 3 record. After the loss they are in ninth place overall and second place within their 'Marine Corps Jrotc' conference. Selma MCJROTC was led by Estefanie Lopez who shot a 274. The remaining contributing members were Samantha Louie, Nicholas Mullins, and Leslie Espinoza. Selma MCJROTC is from Lemoore, CA, and is coached by Mike Romero.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Zion Benton NJROTC from Zion, IL. Zion Benton NJROTC currently has a 4 - 0 record. While Selma MCJROTC will compete against Gulfport MCJROTC from Biloxi, MS. Gulfport MCJROTC currently has a 4 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the 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 Divisions is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week regular season going on now, where teams compete for their conference's title. Followed by the post-season, comprising of two single elimination tournaments. Only the top 16 teams across all conferences advance to the post-season, to compete for the league title.

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=1.1.843225821.1

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=922

Selma MCJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=934

22 - 28 Oct 2018

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 380 - 14 347 - 9 362 - 7 1089 - 30
Driscoll, Michael (106) 96 - 4 91 - 3 90 - 3 277 - 10
Copeland, John (101) 96 - 5 87 - 2 89 - 2 272 - 9
Staelgraeve, Daniel (105) 95 - 3 88 - 1 91 - 1 274 - 5
Rutgers, Kaleb (102) 93 - 2 81 - 3 92 - 1 266 - 6
2 Selma MCJROTC Selma, CA 377 - 14 335 - 4 352 - 8 1064 - 26
Lopez, Estefanie (101) 92 - 2 93 - 2 89 - 1 274 - 5
Louie, Samantha (102) 96 - 5 80 - 0 93 - 4 269 - 9
Mullins, Nicholas (103) 98 - 5 83 - 1 87 - 1 268 - 7
Espinoza, Leslie (106) 91 - 2 79 - 1 83 - 2 253 - 5
Leal, Marco (143) 88 - 2 61 - 0 38 - 0 187 - 2
Arellano, Sarah F (141) 75 - 0 45 - 0 54 - 0 174 - 0
Perez, Braulio (142) 75 - 0 31 - 0 38 - 0 144 - 0

22 - 28 Oct 2018

Orion National Air Rifle League