Lander Jr. Rifle Club

Represents: Lander Jr. Rifle Club

Current Record: 1 - 6

Season Average: 1273.86

Game Score: 1413

Minnesota Centershots

Represents: Minnesota Centershots

Current Record: 2 - 5

Season Average: 1422.50

Game Score: 1428

Minnesota Centershots (2 - 4) 1428 defeats Lander Jr. Rifle Club (1 - 5) 1413

Competition Recap

Minnesota Centershots Narrowly Defeats Lander Jr. Rifle Club

Minnesota Centershots edged out Lander Jr. Rifle Club 1428 to 1413 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Minnesota Centershots is in sixth place in their Division with a 2 - 4 record. Minnesota Centershots was led by Gavin Barnick who shot a 389. The remaining contributing members were Allison Buesseler, Megan Nelson, and Nathan Engman. Minnesota Centershots is from Anoka, MN, and is coached by Rob Krukoski.

Lander Jr. Rifle Club dropped to 1 - 5 on the season. They are currently in seventh place in their Division. Lander Jr. Rifle Club was led by Shayna Thomas who shot a 370. The remaining contributing members were Flint Pokorny, Micaiah Dolence, and Benaiah Dolence. Lander Jr. Rifle Club is from Lander, WY, and is coached by Dudley Irvine.

Next up Minnesota Centershots will compete against Carrollton High School from Carrollton, GA. Carrollton High School currently has a 2 - 3 record. Lander Jr. Rifle Club will compete against Stratford PAL Jr. Rifle Club from Stratford, CT. Stratford PAL Jr. Rifle Club currently has a 3 - 2 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=1.1.763345492.1

06 - 12 Nov 2017

Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 Minnesota Centershots Anoka, MN 362 - 11 352 - 9 361 - 11 353 - 12 1428 - 43
Barnick, Gavin (102) 96 - 6 98 - 6 97 - 5 98 - 8 389 - 25
Buesseler, Allison 88 - 1 89 - 2 86 - 2 92 - 2 355 - 7
Nelson, Megan (105) 89 - 1 85 - 0 87 - 2 84 - 1 345 - 4
Engman, Nathan (101) 89 - 3 80 - 1 91 - 2 79 - 1 339 - 7
2 Lander Jr. Rifle Club Lander, WY 359 - 9 348 - 7 362 - 9 346 - 6 1413 - 30
Thomas, Shayna (106) 95 - 4 94 - 3 93 - 5 88 - 1 370 - 13
Pokorny, Flint (101) 92 - 3 89 - 2 91 - 2 91 - 4 363 - 11
Dolence, Micaiah (104) 88 - 2 91 - 1 91 - 2 90 - 1 360 - 6
Dolence, Benaiah (103) 84 - 0 72 - 0 87 - 0 77 - 0 320 - 0
Hellyer, Maclean (105) 75 - 0 74 - 1 85 - 1 77 - 0 311 - 2
Wurth, Scott (109) 62 - 1 73 - 1 58 - 0 41 - 0 234 - 2
Dolence, Hezekaiah (110) 71 - 0 66 - 0 49 - 0 29 - 0 215 - 0
Wurth, Carsten (108) 47 - 1 44 - 0 44 - 0 50 - 1 185 - 2
Carper, Kyle (102)
Legerski, Drew (107)

06 - 12 Nov 2017

Orion's Series of Virtual Matches: Three-Position Air Rifle