5th Orion Match: SCVRC Juniors Defeats Dueling Tree Range

posted Nov 8, 2017, 9:32 PM by SCVRC Juniors
From: Erik K Anderson, orion@shooterstech.net 

Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club Defeats Dueling Tree Range

In an undisputed contest, scoring 841 points, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club defeated Dueling Tree Range. Their fourth win in a row, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is in third place in their Division with a 4 - 1 record. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club was led by Sky Cho who shot a 216. The remaining contributing members were Dylan Galiotto, Kylar Lee, and Sanjana Nandi. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is from San Jose, CA, and is coached by Michael Davis.

Dueling Tree Range dropped to 0 - 5 on the season. They are currently in tenth place in their Division. Dueling Tree Range is from Canehill, AR, and is coached by Samuel Hannah.

Next up Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club will compete against Southern Indiana RPC from Floyds Knob, IN. Southern Indiana RPC currently has a 1 - 3 record. Dueling Tree Range will compete against Southern Indiana Sharpshooters from Jasper, IN. Southern Indiana Sharpshooters currently has a 1 - 3 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=1.1.763340708.1

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