American Legion Post 41

Represents: American Legion Post 41

Current Record: 4 - 4

Season Average: 1311.00

Game Score: 1349

GRRP Air Pistol Team

Represents: Grand Rapids Rifle & Pistol Club

Current Record: 3 - 5

Season Average: 1367.63

Game Score: 1349

American Legion Post 41 (3 - 2) 1349 defeats GRRP Air Pistol Team (2 - 3) 1349

Competition Recap

American Legion Post 41 Upsets GRRP Air Pistol Team

Shooting their highest score of the season American Legion Post 41 upset GRRP Air Pistol Team in the National Air Pistol League. Both teams scored 1349 points. By rule, the tie was settled by highest number of "inner tens." American Legion Post 41 won the tie 13 to 9. American Legion Post 41 was able to win despite averaging 77 points lower than GRRP Air Pistol Team coming into this game.

Their third win in a row. With the win, American Legion Post 41 is in seventh place overall. They currently have a 3 - 2 record. American Legion Post 41 was led by, Garrett Smith who shot a 345. The remaining contributing members were Dan Williams, Tex Smith, and Scott Kitzmiller. American Legion Post 41 is from Elk Garden, WV, and is coached by Rod Ryan.

GRRP Air Pistol Team currently has a 2 - 3 record. After the loss they are in fifth place overall. GRRP Air Pistol Team was led by, Terrence Dunn who shot a 343. The remaining contributing members were Mike Erspamer, Ron Carr, and Ted Howe. GRRP Air Pistol Team is from Grandville, MI, and is coached by Larry Logsdon.

Next up American Legion Post 41 will compete against Lafayette Gun Club from Yorktown, VA. Lafayette Gun Club currently has a 4 - 1 record. While GRRP Air Pistol Team will compete against NoVA Sharpshooters from Woodbridge, VA. NoVA Sharpshooters currently has a 2 - 3 record.

These two teams are competing in the National Air Pistol League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for clubs throughout the United States. Over 10 weeks each team competes in 8 games. Each week, each team is paired with another team with a near equal win-loss record.

In each game the teams compete in a 40 shot air pistol match. This competition is nearly identical to the Air Pistol events in the Olympic games. Each athlete will shoots 40 shots, with each shot 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/AirPistolLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.870614389.1

American Legion Post 41 team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1043

GRRP Air Pistol Team team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1048

04 - 10 Mar 2019

Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 American Legion Post 41 Elk Garden, WV 333 - 1 345 - 7 342 - 4 331 - 3 1349 - 13
Smith, Garrett (24) 90 - 0 85 - 0 86 - 0 84 - 1 345 - 1
Smith, Tex (23) 83 - 0 87 - 2 84 - 1 81 - 0 335 - 3
Kitzmiller, Scott (28) 79 - 0 84 - 0 88 - 2 83 - 1 334 - 3
Williams, Dan (25) 81 - 1 87 - 3 84 - 1 83 - 1 335 - 6
Jones, Jeff (27) 79 - 0 86 - 2 70 - 0 71 - 0 306 - 2
Tharp, Cory (26) 74 - 1 69 - 0 73 - 0 60 - 0 276 - 1
Whisner, Joel (30) 57 - 0 68 - 0 58 - 0 73 - 1 256 - 1
2 GRRP Air Pistol Team Wyoming, MI 346 - 1 337 - 1 343 - 5 342 - 4 1349 - 9
Dunn, Terrence G (102) 90 - 0 86 - 0 83 - 0 84 - 0 343 - 0
Erspamer, Mike (103) 89 - 1 84 - 1 85 - 2 83 - 1 341 - 5
Carr, Ron (118) 81 - 0 84 - 0 87 - 2 83 - 0 335 - 2
Howe, Ted (104) 79 - 0 81 - 0 88 - 1 82 - 1 330 - 2
Bouws, Vern (101) 85 - 0 78 - 0 79 - 1 86 - 0 328 - 1
McCormick, Leroy (120) 82 - 0 83 - 0 74 - 0 74 - 1 313 - 1
Logsdon, Larry (105) 81 - 2 77 - 1 62 - 0 89 - 3 309 - 6
Vincent, Eric (106) 67 - 0 69 - 0 62 - 0 75 - 1 273 - 1

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