Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 6 - 1

Season Average: 1054.53

Game Score: 1050.3

Lumen Christi High School

Represents: Lumen Christi

Current Record: 1 - 4

Season Average: 729.94

Game Score: 701

Saint Thomas Academy (2 - 0) 1050.3 defeats Lumen Christi High School (0 - 2) 701.0

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Lumen Christi High School

Shooting their highest score of the season Saint Thomas Academy defeated Lumen Christi High School 1050.3 to 701.0 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in fourth place overall. They currently have a 2 - 0 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Ty Thunstrom who shot a 274.2. The remaining contributing members were Philip Cattanach, Patrick Minkel, and Ryan Farrington. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Lumen Christi High School currently has a 0 - 2 record. Lumen Christi High School was led by, Frankie Locke who shot a 231.2. The remaining contributing members were Anthony Rybicki, Jack Murkowski, and Amara Warren. Lumen Christi High School is from Anchorage, AK, and is coached by Brian A Ross.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Selma MCJROTC from Selma, CA. Selma MCJROTC currently has a 2 - 0 record. While Lumen Christi High School will compete against Royal MCJROTC from PATTISON, TX. Royal MCJROTC currently has a 0 - 2 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 skill level.

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 10.9 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

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03 - 09 Feb 2020

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 386.1 332.0 335.8 1050.3
Thunstrom, Ty (106) 93.9 87.2 93.1 274.2
Cattanach, Philip (102) 96.9 80.3 87.2 264.4
Minkel, Patrick (101) 99.4 76.6 81.8 257.8
Farrington, Ryan (103) 95.9 84.3 73.7 253.9
Johnson, Izzy (105) 78.3 80.2 71.0 229.5
Simek, Reagan (104) 66.8 52.1 67.9 186.8
2 Lumen Christi High School 275.3 144.2 281.5 701.0
Lumen Christi High School
Locke, Frankie (101) 85.3 62.8 83.1 231.2
Rybicki, Anthony (104) 65.8 28.0 78.2 172.0
Murkowski, Jack (103) 87.3 24.1 60.0 171.4
Warren, Amara (105) 36.9 29.3 60.2 126.4

03 - 09 Feb 2020

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