Nation Ford MCJROTC

Represents: Nation Ford High School MCJROTC

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1071.14

Game Score: 1063

Gulfport MCJROTC

Represents: Gulfport High School MCJROTC

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 1082.57

Game Score: 1081

Gulfport MCJROTC (1 - 0) 1081 defeats Nation Ford MCJROTC (0 - 1) 1063

Competition Recap

Gulfport MCJROTC Narrowly Defeats Nation Ford MCJROTC

Gulfport MCJROTC edged out Nation Ford MCJROTC 1081 to 1063 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Gulfport MCJROTC is in first place in their Division with a 1 - 0 record. Gulfport MCJROTC was led by Taylor Saulters who shot a 275. The remaining contributing members were Mackayla Bourgeois, Dimitri Celentano, and Taylor Gautier. Gulfport MCJROTC is from Gulfport, MS, and is coached by LtCol John Owens.

Nation Ford MCJROTC dropped to 0 - 1 on the season. They are currently in fifth place in their Division. Nation Ford MCJROTC was led by Nick Noto who shot a 273. The remaining contributing members were Sarah Leininger, Jordyn Brooks, and Deonte Hayes. Nation Ford MCJROTC is from Fort Mill, SC, and is coached by Sean Mulcahy.

Next up Gulfport MCJROTC will compete against Warren Central MCJROTC from Indianapolis, IN. Warren Central MCJROTC currently has a 1 - 0 record. Nation Ford MCJROTC will compete against Mandeville MCJROTC from Mandeville, LA. Mandeville MCJROTC currently has a 1 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Marine Corps JROTC Champions 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=1.1.763342002.1

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Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Gulfport MCJROTC 386 - 14 338 - 4 365 - 11 1081 - 28
Saulters, Taylor (252618) 98 - 5 87 - 1 90 - 2 275 - 8
Bourgeois, Mackayla (236670) 99 - 5 84 - 1 91 - 2 274 - 8
Celentano, Dimitri (258188) 96 - 2 81 - 0 90 - 3 267 - 5
Gautier, Taylor (233463) 91 - 3 80 - 0 94 - 4 265 - 7
Ladner, Halie (262275) 93 - 2 86 - 2 81 - 0 260 - 4
Hammond, Naneka (293071) 90 - 3 71 - 1 88 - 2 249 - 6
2 Nation Ford MCJROTC Fort Mill, SC 379 - 15 342 - 10 357 - 6 1063 - 27
Noto, Nick (112) 93 - 3 89 - 3 91 - 3 273 - 9
Leininger, Sarah (103) 96 - 5 84 - 3 91 - 1 271 - 9
Brooks, Jordyn (104) 96 - 3 85 - 1 83 - 1 264 - 5
Hayes, Deonte (101) 94 - 4 74 - 0 87 - 0 255 - 4
Jaeger, Preston (102) 84 - 3 80 - 1 88 - 2 252 - 6
Ryder, Josh (114) 86 - 1 84 - 3 81 - 1 251 - 5
Campbell, Joshua (105) 87 - 0 73 - 0 77 - 0 237 - 0
Short , John (115) 80 - 1 72 - 1 63 - 0 215 - 2

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Orion National Air Rifle League