NorthWest Shooters

Represents: NorthWest Shooters 4-H

Current Record: 2 - 6

Season Average: 786.40

Game Score: 0

Hopewell AJROTC

Represents: Hopewell AJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 4

Season Average: 875.00

Game Score: 953

Hopewell AJROTC (4 - 1) 953 defeats NorthWest Shooters (2 - 4) DNS

Competition Recap

Hopewell AJROTC Defeats NorthWest Shooters

In an undisputed contest, shooting their highest score this season, 953 points, Hopewell AJROTC defeated NorthWest Shooters . Their second win in a row, Hopewell AJROTC is in eighth place with a 4 - 1 record. Hopewell AJROTC was led by Kaitlyn VanPelt who shot a 253. The remaining contributing members were Diana Cortez, Korlee Burton, and Emily Hurd. Hopewell AJROTC is from Huntersville, NC, and is coached by LTC Shawn W. Cowley.

NorthWest Shooters dropped to 2 - 4 on the season. They are currently in thirty-seventh place. NorthWest Shooters is from Cypress, TX, and is coached by Shawn Rabel.

Next up Hopewell AJROTC will compete against Palo Verde Valley AJROTC from Blythe, CA. Palo Verde Valley AJROTC currently has a 4 - 1 record. NorthWest Shooters will compete against Eastside NJROTC from Gainsville, FL. Eastside NJROTC currently has a 3 - 2 record.

These two teams are competing in the National Air Rifle "New Shooter" League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league exclusive to athletes in their first year of competition. Teams are from high schools and junior rifle clubs throughout the United States. Over 10 weeks each team competes in 8 games. Each week, each team is paired with another team with a near equal win-loss record. The winner of the league is the team with the best win loss record.

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/AirRifleNewShooterLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.795643534.1

Hopewell AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=767

NorthWest Shooters team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=745

05 - 11 Mar 2018

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Hopewell AJROTC Matthews, NC 347 - 5 283 - 3 323 - 2 953 - 10
VanPelt, Kaitlyn J (112) 82 - 0 85 - 2 86 - 1 253 - 3
Cortez, Diana M (106) 89 - 3 70 - 0 81 - 1 240 - 4
Burton, Korlee J (105) 90 - 2 62 - 0 84 - 0 236 - 2
Hurd, Emily G (107) 86 - 0 66 - 1 72 - 0 224 - 1

05 - 11 Mar 2018

Orion National Air Rifle League