Pelion AJROTC

Represents: Pelion High School AJROTC

Current Record: 5 - 3

Season Average: 850.50

Game Score: 862

Fork Union Military Academy

Represents: Fork Union Military Academy

Current Record: 4 - 4

Season Average: 884.50

Game Score: 862

Pelion AJROTC (4 - 2) 862 defeats Fork Union Military Academy (4 - 2) 862

Competition Recap

Pelion AJROTC Upsets Fork Union Military Academy

Pelion AJROTC upset Fork Union Military Academy in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Both teams scored 862 points. By rule, the tie was settled by highest number of "inner tens." Pelion AJROTC won the tie 11 to 10. Pelion AJROTC was able to win despite averaging 16 points lower than Fork Union Military Academy coming into this game.

They currently have a 4 - 2 record. Pelion AJROTC was led by, James Hildebrand who shot a 220. The remaining contributing members were MaKenna McLeod, Joshua Eckler, and Jacob Eckler. Pelion AJROTC is from Pelion, SC, and is coached by MAJ Corey Genevicz.

Fork Union Military Academy currently has a 4 - 2 record. Fork Union Military Academy was led by, Nicholas Moore who shot a 226. The remaining contributing members were Brian Wu, Khang Le, and Adam Nazar. Fork Union Military Academy is from Fork Union, VA, and is coached by David Wallace.

Next up Pelion AJROTC will compete against Hopewell AJROTC from Huntersville, NC. Hopewell AJROTC currently has a 2 - 4 record. While Fork Union Military Academy will compete against Pueblo West AJROTC from Pueblo West, CO. Pueblo West AJROTC currently has a 3 - 3 record.

These two teams are competing in the National Air Rifle "New Shooter" League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league exclusive to athletes in their first year of competition. Teams are from high schools and junior rifle 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 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/AirRifleNewShooterLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.873506057.1

Pelion AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1090

Fork Union Military Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1096

18 - 24 Mar 2019

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Pelion AJROTC Pelion, SC 331 - 6 260 - 4 271 - 1 862 - 11
Hildebrand, James (335609) 79 - 0 71 - 3 70 - 1 220 - 4
McLeod, MaKenna (335602) 86 - 2 67 - 0 64 - 0 217 - 2
Eckler, Joshua (338180) 86 - 3 56 - 0 72 - 0 214 - 3
Eckler, Jacob (338178) 80 - 1 66 - 1 65 - 0 211 - 2
2 Fork Union Military Academy Fork Union, VA 334 - 6 221 - 0 307 - 4 862 - 10
Moore, Nicholas (101) 82 - 2 64 - 0 80 - 2 226 - 4
Wu, Brian (105) 78 - 1 67 - 0 71 - 1 216 - 2
Le, Khang (104) 92 - 2 42 - 0 79 - 0 213 - 2
Nazar, Adam R. (102) 82 - 1 48 - 0 77 - 1 207 - 2
DeMorro, Gavin (106) 67 - 0 22 - 0 50 - 1 139 - 1
Deschesne, Armando (107) 56 - 0 23 - 0 34 - 0 113 - 0
Butcher, Dalton (103) 49 - 0 31 - 0 26 - 0 106 - 0

18 - 24 Mar 2019

Orion's Series of Virtual Matches: Three-Position Air Rifle