Orion AR League: Sporter 10/22 Match Results

posted Oct 24, 2016, 6:27 PM by SCVRC Juniors
Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club Defeats Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club

In an undisputed contest, shooting their highest score this season, 666 points, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club defeated Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club. Their second win in a row, Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is in fourth place in their Division with a 2 - 1 record. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club was led by Josue Valverde who shot a 200. The remaining contributing members were Vikram Nandi, Long Nguyen, and Cristobal Huerta. Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club is from San Jose, CA, and is coached by Michael Davis.

Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club dropped to 0 - 4 on the season. They are currently in seventh place in their Division. Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club is from Fort Mill, NC, and is coached by Marshall Hampton.

Next up Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club will compete against Southern Indiana Sharpshooters from Jasper, IN. Southern Indiana Sharpshooters currently has a 2 - 1 record. Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club will compete against Lake Houston 4-H from Kingwood, TX. Lake Houston 4-H currently has a 3 - 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. 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=1.1.688457013.1

17 - 23 Oct 2016
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