Wichita Falls JROTC

Represents: Hirschi High School AJROTC

Current Record: 1 - 5

Season Average: 695.40

Game Score: 633

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC

Represents: Palo Verde Valley High School AJROTC

Current Record: 6 - 0

Season Average: 945.17

Game Score: 877

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC (1 - 0) 877 defeats Wichita Falls JROTC (0 - 1) 633

Competition Recap

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC defeats Wichita Falls JROTC

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC defeated Wichita Falls JROTC 877 to 633 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Palo Verde Valley AJROTC is in first place in their Division with a 1 - 0 record. Palo Verde Valley AJROTC was led by Ashley Fabanich who shot a 246. The remaining contributing members were Javon Payne, Michael Hacker, and Shayla Watson. Palo Verde Valley AJROTC is from Blythe, CA, and is coached by Tony McBride.

Wichita Falls JROTC dropped to 0 - 1 on the season. They are currently in sixth place in their Division. Wichita Falls JROTC was led by GRISEL ALMANZA who shot a 180. The remaining contributing members were LIZBETH POZOS, CANDELARIA VILLEGAS, and ISIAH VILLAREAL. Wichita Falls JROTC is from Wichita Falls, TX, and is coached by 1SG James Faurie.

Next up Palo Verde Valley AJROTC will compete against Ball AJROTC from Galveston, TX. Ball AJROTC currently has a 1 - 0 record. Wichita Falls JROTC will compete against Coral Glades AJROTC from Coral Springs, FL. Coral Glades AJROTC currently has a 1 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Army JROTC Leaders 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 league has two parts. An 8 week round-robin regular season going on now. Followed by a single-elimination tournament, for the top eight teams who will compete for the league championship.

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/AirRifleLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.688456329.1

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Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Palo Verde Valley AJROTC 329 - 5 267 - 2 294 - 3 877 - 9
Fabanich, Ashley (104) 88 - 3 76 - 0 82 - 1 246 - 4
Payne, Javon (107) 82 - 0 71 - 0 87 - 2 240 - 2
Hacker, Michael (103) 74 - 0 58 - 1 65 - 0 197 - 1
Watson, Shayla (109) 73 - 1 62 - 1 59 - 0 194 - 2
Hepner, Jace (105) 85 - 2 47 - 0 60 - 0 192 - 2
Boren, Hunter (101) 62 - 0 37 - 0 53 - 0 152 - 0
Bristow, Aydin (102) 66 - 0 19 - 0 49 - 0 134 - 0
Schall, William (110) 62 - 0 17 - 0 57 - 0 136 - 0
Leonard, Thomas (106) 48 - 0 15 - 0 47 - 0 110 - 0
Cusick, Nicholas (112)
Mefford, Trace (113)
Rice, Keegan (108)
Silva-cid, Itati (111)
2 Wichita Falls JROTC 289 - 1 180 - 0 164 - 1 633 - 2
ALMANZA, GRISEL (104) 76 - 0 51 - 0 53 - 0 180 - 0
POZOS, LIZBETH (101) 67 - 0 43 - 0 56 - 1 166 - 1
VILLEGAS, CANDELARIA (103) 69 - 0 55 - 0 25 - 0 149 - 0
VILLAREAL, ISIAH (102) 77 - 1 31 - 0 30 - 0 138 - 1

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