Heritage Classical Christian Academy

Represents: Heritage Classical Christian Academy

Current Record: 4 - 3

Season Average: 972.14

Game Score: 936

Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 1055.86

Game Score: 1043

Saint Thomas Academy (1 - 0) 1043 defeats Heritage Classical Christian Academy (0 - 1) 936

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Heritage Classical Christian Academy

Saint Thomas Academy defeated Heritage Classical Christian Academy 1043 to 936 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in first place in their Division with a 1 - 0 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by Seth Olson who shot a 277. The remaining contributing members were Riley Miller, Jack Kotok, and Kaleb Rutgers. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Heritage Classical Christian Academy dropped to 0 - 1 on the season. They are currently in sixth place in their Division. Heritage Classical Christian Academy was led by Kaylee Shirreffs who shot a 251. The remaining contributing members were AJ Kramer, Isaac Joback, and Carissa Steele. Heritage Classical Christian Academy is from Fenton, MO, and is coached by Erik Shirreffs.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Lyon County 4-H from Emporia, KS. Lyon County 4-H currently has a 0 - 0 record. Heritage Classical Christian Academy will compete against Carroll County 4-H from Carrollton, GA. Carroll County 4-H currently has a 1 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club 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, 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=1.1.763539140.1

25 Sep-01 Oct 17

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 379 - 16 326 - 4 338 - 6 1043 - 24
Olson, Seth (104) 95 - 3 89 - 2 93 - 3 277 - 8
Miller, Riley (103) 94 - 4 86 - 2 88 - 1 268 - 7
Kotok, Jack (102) 96 - 5 77 - 0 77 - 0 250 - 5
Rutgers, Kaleb (105) 94 - 4 74 - 0 80 - 0 248 - 4
Copeland, John (101) 90 - 2 67 - 0 77 - 2 234 - 4
2 Heritage Classical Christian Academy 372 - 9 269 - 1 296 - 1 936 - 11
Shirreffs, Kaylee (101) 93 - 2 78 - 0 80 - 1 251 - 3
Joback, Isaac (103) 90 - 1 64 - 1 75 - 0 229 - 2
Kramer, AJ (104) 96 - 4 65 - 0 69 - 0 230 - 4
Steele, Carissa (102) 92 - 2 62 - 0 72 - 0 226 - 2
Brown, Allison (105) 91 - 1 62 - 0 68 - 1 221 - 2

25 Sep-01 Oct 17

Orion National Air Pistol League