Orion AR League: Precision Team 10/15 Match Results

posted Oct 17, 2016, 10:38 AM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Oct 17, 2016, 10:39 AM ]
Midland Young Guns defeats Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club

Shooting their highest score of the season Midland Young Guns defeated Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club 1293 to 1233 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Midland Young Guns is in fourth place in their Division with a 1 - 1 record. Midland Young Guns was led by Brooke Willhite who shot a 352. The remaining contributing members were J.W. Yeary, Cinco Yeary, and LeeAnna Crudgington. Midland Young Guns is from Midland, TX, and is coached by Kevin Willhite.

Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club dropped to 1 - 1 on the season. They are currently in fifth place in their Division. Shooting their highest team score of the season Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club was led by Brianna Citrigno who shot a 360. The remaining contributing members were Carlos Huerta, Sanjana Nandi, and Emily Macias. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is from San Jose, CA, and is coached by Michael Davis.

Next up Midland Young Guns will compete against Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League from Monrovia, MD. Wildlife Achievement Chapter Izaak Walton League currently has a 1 - 1 record. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club will compete against Arvada Rifle and Pistol Club from Golden, CO. Arvada Rifle and Pistol Club currently has a 2 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Precision 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. 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 Standing Air Rifle match. The match is almost identical to the air rifle events in the Olympic Games. Each athlete shoots 40 shots in the standing position, the most difficult position in rifle competitions. Each shot is worth a maximum of 10 points. The sum of points scored in the 40 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=1.1.688455380.1
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