1st Match Results: Orion National Air Rifle League

posted Sep 29, 2017, 9:10 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 9:15 AM ]
SCVRC Juniors completed their first regular season match today for the Orion National Air Rifle League against H.P. Baldwin High School of Wailuku, Hawaii, on the island of Maui.

We had some excellent performances!  Congratulation to high-scorer, Emily Macias.

Details at the Orion Results Center.


Here's the League's after-match Press Release:

PRESS RELEASE: Baldwin High School defeats Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club
From: Erik K Anderson <orion@shooterstech.net>

Baldwin High School defeats Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club

Baldwin High School defeated Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club 982 to 909 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Baldwin High School is in first place in their Division with a 1 - 0 record. Baldwin High School was led by Alan Jr Brown who shot a 251. The remaining contributing members were Emi Sakumoto, Solomon Palad, and Kaysha Villaverde. Baldwin High School is from Wailuku, HI, and is coached by Alan Brown.

Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club dropped to 0 - 1 on the season. They are currently in sixth place in their Division. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club was led by Emily Macias who shot a 238. The remaining contributing members were Carlos Huerta, Abhimanyu 'AJ' Jayaraman, and Long Nguyen Silva. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is from San Jose, CA, and is coached by Michael Davis.

Next up Baldwin High School will compete against Southern Indiana RPC from Floyds Knob, IN. Southern Indiana RPC currently has a 0 - 1 record. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club will compete against Bears Ears Sportsman Club from Craig, CO. Bears Ears Sportsman Club currently has a 1 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Distinguished 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, where teams compete for their Division's title. Followed by the post-season, comprising of two single elimination tournaments. Only the top 16 teams across all divisions 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 http://www.orionscoringsystem.com/AirRifleLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.763340658.1

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