Smithson Valley

Represents: Smithson Valley High School

Current Record: 1 - 7

Season Average: 772.40

Game Score: 658.7

Orchard Park High School

Represents: Orchard Park High School

Current Record: 6 - 2

Season Average: 887.59

Game Score: 918.9

Orchard Park High School (4 - 1) 918.9 defeats Smithson Valley (1 - 5) 658.7

Competition Recap

Orchard Park High School defeats Smithson Valley

Shooting their highest score of the season Orchard Park High School defeated Smithson Valley 918.9 to 658.7 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row. They currently have a 4 - 1 record. Orchard Park High School was led by, Michael Oldman who shot a 248.2. The remaining contributing members were Sophia Davis, Frances Mellown, and Owen Repp. Orchard Park High School is from Orchard, NY, and is coached by Leif Johnson.

Smithson Valley currently has a 1 - 5 record. Smithson Valley was led by, Sam Wirtjes who shot a 233.2. The remaining contributing members were Kevin Patterson, Isaiah Nelson, and Evan Correa. Smithson Valley is from Spring Branch, TX, and is coached by Scott Outlaw.

Next up Orchard Park High School will compete against Creek Wood AJROTC from Charlotte, TN. Creek Wood AJROTC currently has a 3 - 3 record. While Smithson Valley has a bye week.

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

Box Score:

Orchard Park High School team page:

Smithson Valley team page:

07 - 13 Mar 2022

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Orchard Park High School Orchard Park, NY 369.7 277.1 299.6 918.9
Oldman, Michael (117) 85.8 82.4 80.0 248.2
Davis, Sophia (112) 89.1 81.2 68.9 239.2
Mellown, Frances (115) 87.7 53.7 76.5 217.9
Repp, Owen (119) 97.4 58.6 57.6 213.6
McDougall, Logan (114) 82.9 54.9 73.6 211.4
Caselli, Magnus (123) 95.1 49.6 62.2 206.9
Restorff, Zach (120) 88.1 45.2 69.5 202.8
Gillette, Derrick (113) 65.0 39.2 51.9 156.1
2 Smithson Valley Spring Branch, TX 267.3 169.2 222.2 658.7
WIRTJES, SAM (105) 93.8 62.1 77.3 233.2
PATTERSON, KEVIN (109) 94.5 55.5 75.0 225.0
NELSON, ISAIAH (108) 79.0 51.6 69.9 200.5

07 - 13 Mar 2022

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