The Shooters Edge

Represents: The Shooters Edge

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 1557.43

Game Score: 1570

Minnesota Centershots

Represents: Minnesota Centershots

Current Record: 2 - 5

Season Average: 1422.50

Game Score: 1435

The Shooters Edge (3 - 0) 1570 defeats Minnesota Centershots (0 - 2) 1435

Competition Recap

The Shooters Edge defeats Minnesota Centershots

Shooting their highest score of the season The Shooters Edge defeated Minnesota Centershots 1570 to 1435 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their third win in a row, The Shooters Edge is in first place in their Division with a 3 - 0 record. The Shooters Edge was led by Matthew Sanchez who shot a 397. The remaining contributing members were Mary Tucker, Taryn Granger, and Lauren McMahan. The Shooters Edge is from Sarasota, FL, and is coached by Robert Tucker.

Minnesota Centershots dropped to 0 - 2 on the season. They are currently in seventh place in their Division. Shooting their highest team score of the season Minnesota Centershots was led by Gavin Barnick who shot a 385. The remaining contributing members were Ryan Hudson, Megan Nelson, and Allison Buesseler. Minnesota Centershots is from Anoka, MN, and is coached by Rob Krukoski.

Next up The Shooters Edge will compete against Stratford PAL Jr. Rifle Club from Stratford, CT. Stratford PAL Jr. Rifle Club currently has a 1 - 1 record. Minnesota Centershots will compete against Lake Region Shooting Sports from Devils Lake, ND. Lake Region Shooting Sports currently has a 3 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Precision 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 Champions Division is the most difficult division in the conference. 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 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=1.1.763345462.1

09 - 15 Oct 2017

Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 The Shooters Edge Sarasota, FL 393 - 30 392 - 25 389 - 25 396 - 27 1570 - 107
Sanchez, Matthew 98 - 7 99 - 9 100 - 9 100 - 8 397 - 33
Tucker, Mary 100 - 9 98 - 6 97 - 7 100 - 8 395 - 30
McMahan, Lauren 98 - 8 97 - 5 95 - 4 97 - 5 387 - 22
Granger, Taryn (104) 97 - 6 98 - 5 97 - 5 99 - 6 391 - 22
2 Minnesota Centershots Anoka, MN 363 - 11 353 - 7 362 - 13 357 - 8 1435 - 39
Barnick, Gavin (102) 97 - 7 96 - 4 97 - 7 95 - 4 385 - 22
Hudson, Ryan (104) 92 - 2 89 - 1 97 - 5 92 - 1 370 - 9
Nelson, Megan (107) 84 - 0 89 - 2 91 - 1 85 - 2 349 - 5
Buesseler, Allison (106) 90 - 2 79 - 0 77 - 0 85 - 1 331 - 3
Enerson, Ivy (108) 53 - 0 60 - 0 57 - 0 62 - 0 232 - 0

09 - 15 Oct 2017

Orion National Air Pistol League