Laurens NJROTC

Represents: Laurens District 55 High School NJROTC

Current Record: 3 - 4

Season Average: 952.57

Game Score: 971

Annapolis NJROTC

Represents: Annapolis High School NJROTC

Current Record: 3 - 4

Season Average: 971.57

Game Score: 962

Laurens NJROTC (1 - 2) 971 defeats Annapolis NJROTC (1 - 2) 962

Competition Recap

Laurens NJROTC Upsets Annapolis NJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Laurens NJROTC upset Annapolis NJROTC 971 to 962 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Laurens NJROTC was able to win despite averaging 43 points lower than Annapolis NJROTC coming into this game.

With the win, Laurens NJROTC is in sixth place in their Division with a 1 - 2 record. Laurens NJROTC was led by Ben Carter who shot a 255. The remaining contributing members were Lukas Holtzclaw, Nate Williams, and Caleb Patterson. Laurens NJROTC is from Laurens, SC, and is coached by Anthony Linardi.

Annapolis NJROTC dropped to 1 - 2 on the season. They are currently in fifth place in their Division. Shooting their highest team score of the season Annapolis NJROTC was led by Caden Brian who shot a 258. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Leatherman, Justin Sherman, and Kari Meekins. Annapolis NJROTC is from Annapolis, MD, and is coached by Andrea Miller.

Next up Laurens NJROTC will compete against Grossmont NJROTC from El Cajon, CA. Grossmont NJROTC currently has a 2 - 0 record. Annapolis NJROTC will compete against Apache Junction NJROTC from Apache Junction, AZ. Apache Junction NJROTC currently has a 3 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Navy JROTC 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, 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=1.1.763359309.1

09 - 15 Oct 2017

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Laurens NJROTC Laurens, SC 361 - 8 295 - 3 320 - 7 971 - 16
Carter, Ben (102) 90 - 2 78 - 1 87 - 1 255 - 4
Holtzclaw, Lukas (101) 89 - 1 71 - 0 85 - 2 245 - 3
Williams, Nate (108) 88 - 2 76 - 1 77 - 2 241 - 5
Patterson, Caleb (106) 94 - 3 70 - 1 66 - 0 230 - 4
Case, Mitch (104) 79 - 1 61 - 0 71 - 2 211 - 3
King-Marcengil, Brody (109) 85 - 0 55 - 0 69 - 1 209 - 1
Laws, Dakota (105) 77 - 0 47 - 0 68 - 0 192 - 0
Vich, Zac (103) 66 - 1 50 - 1 55 - 0 171 - 2
Strickland, Thomas (107) 80 - 1 42 - 0 40 - 0 162 - 1
Ball, Mikel (110) 58 - 0 37 - 0 67 - 0 162 - 0
2 Annapolis NJROTC 348 - 6 287 - 2 327 - 2 962 - 10
Brian, Caden (101) 93 - 2 80 - 0 85 - 0 258 - 2
Leatherman, Daniel (103) 90 - 2 74 - 1 83 - 0 247 - 3
Sherman, Justin 82 - 1 74 - 0 83 - 1 239 - 2
Meekins, Kari (104) 83 - 1 59 - 1 76 - 1 218 - 3

09 - 15 Oct 2017

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