Orion Press Release: Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club Defeats Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League

posted Oct 10, 2016, 2:13 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Oct 10, 2016, 2:13 PM ]
Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club Defeats Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League

In an undisputed contest, scoring 621 points, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club defeated Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League. With the win, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is in fourth place in their Division with a 1 - 1 record. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club was led by Cristobal Huerta who shot a 179. The remaining contributing members were Long Nguyen, Josue Valverde, and Joey Jacoby. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is from San Jose, CA, and is coached by Michael Davis.

Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League dropped to 0 - 1 on the season. They are currently in sixth place in their Division. Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League is from Monrovia, MD, and is coached by Eduardo Mondonedo.

Next up Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club will compete against Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club from Fort Mill, NC. Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club currently has a 0 - 2 record. Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League will compete against Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club from Fort Mill, NC. Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club currently has a 0 - 2 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. 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=1.1.688457029.1

03 - 09 Oct 2016
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