Pacific MCJROTC

Represents: Pacific High School MCJROTC

Current Record: 5 - 1

Season Average: 1073.00

Game Score: 1093

Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 4 - 2

Season Average: 1083.17

Game Score: 1082

Pacific MCJROTC (4 - 1) 1093 defeats Saint Thomas Academy (3 - 2) 1082

Competition Recap

Pacific MCJROTC Upsets Saint Thomas Academy

Shooting their highest score of the season Pacific MCJROTC upset Saint Thomas Academy 1093 to 1082 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Pacific MCJROTC was able to win despite averaging 18 points lower than Saint Thomas Academy coming into this game.

With the win, Pacific MCJROTC is in third place overall and first place within their 'Marine Corps Jrotc' conference. They currently have a 4 - 1 record. Pacific MCJROTC was led by, Amanda Benetin who shot a 283. The remaining contributing members were Lucas Hicks, Leamia Perez, and Julia Thomas. Pacific MCJROTC is from Pacific, MO, and is coached by Brian Cain.

Snapping a two game win streak Saint Thomas Academy currently has a 3 - 2 record. After the loss they are in second place overall and first place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Daniel Staelgraeve who shot a 272. The remaining contributing members were Joe Brennen, Michael Driscoll, and Joey Farrington. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Next up Pacific MCJROTC will compete against North Brunswick AJROTC from Leland, NC. North Brunswick AJROTC currently has a 3 - 2 record. While Saint Thomas Academy will compete against South Panola AFJROTC from Batesville, MS. South Panola AFJROTC currently has a 3 - 3 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 https://www.national-leagues.com/

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.921099529.1

Pacific MCJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1198

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1193

04 - 10 Nov 2019

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Pacific MCJROTC Pacific, MO 385 - 18 350 - 4 364 - 12 1093 - 36
Benetin, Amanda (105) 99 - 7 90 - 2 94 - 4 283 - 13
Hicks, Lucas (106) 95 - 4 90 - 1 93 - 5 278 - 10
Perez, Leamia (101) 96 - 6 86 - 1 85 - 1 267 - 8
Thomas, Julia (102) 93 - 3 84 - 0 88 - 2 265 - 5
Martin, Preston (103) 93 - 3 82 - 0 77 - 0 252 - 3
Johnson, Saraha (104) 95 - 1 64 - 1 89 - 1 248 - 3
Russell, Ryan (107) 93 - 3 62 - 0 73 - 0 228 - 3
2 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 373 - 7 344 - 9 365 - 7 1082 - 23
Brennen, Joe (110) 93 - 2 88 - 3 91 - 1 272 - 6
Staelgraeve, Daniel (106) 95 - 3 86 - 3 91 - 2 272 - 8
Driscoll, Michael (109) 93 - 1 86 - 1 92 - 2 271 - 4
Farrington, Joey (103) 92 - 1 84 - 2 91 - 2 267 - 5

04 - 10 Nov 2019

Orion National Air Pistol League