Palo Verde Valley AJROTC

Represents: Palo Verde Valley High School AJROTC

Current Record: 7 - 1

Season Average: 993.00

Game Score: 1016

Hopewell AJROTC

Represents: Hopewell AJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 4

Season Average: 875.00

Game Score: 916

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC (5 - 1) 1016 defeats Hopewell AJROTC (4 - 2) 916

Competition Recap

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC defeats Hopewell AJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Palo Verde Valley AJROTC defeated Hopewell AJROTC 1016 to 916 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row, Palo Verde Valley AJROTC is in sixth place with a 5 - 1 record. Palo Verde Valley AJROTC was led by Jacob Salas who shot a 265. The remaining contributing members were Karime Silva-cid, Joaquin Martinez, and Jaden King. Palo Verde Valley AJROTC is from Blythe, CA, and is coached by Tony L McBride.

Snapping a two game win streak Hopewell AJROTC dropped to 4 - 2 on the season. They are currently in thirteenth place. Hopewell AJROTC was led by Diana Cortez who shot a 238. The remaining contributing members were Korlee Burton, Emily Hurd, and Hannah Watson. Hopewell AJROTC is from Huntersville, NC, and is coached by LTC Shawn W. Cowley.

Next up Palo Verde Valley AJROTC will compete against Pueblo West AJROTC from Pueblo West , CO. Pueblo West AJROTC currently has a 5 - 1 record. Hopewell AJROTC will compete against Fontana MCJROTC from Fontana, CA. Fontana MCJROTC currently has a 5 - 1 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=1.1.797080534.1

Palo Verde Valley AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=768

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

12 - 18 Mar 2018

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Palo Verde Valley AJROTC Blythe, CA 368 - 8 319 - 6 329 - 5 1016 - 19
Salas, Jacob (292830) 96 - 3 86 - 3 83 - 1 265 - 7
Silva-cid, Karime (291396) 91 - 2 84 - 2 84 - 3 259 - 7
King, Jaden (308361) 90 - 0 75 - 1 81 - 1 246 - 2
Martinez, Joaquin (292796) 91 - 3 74 - 0 81 - 0 246 - 3
2 Hopewell AJROTC Matthews, NC 335 - 5 291 - 1 307 - 2 916 - 8
Cortez, Diana M (105) 87 - 3 72 - 1 79 - 0 238 - 4
Burton, Korlee J (104) 81 - 0 67 - 0 80 - 1 228 - 1
Hurd, Emily G (106) 84 - 1 70 - 0 73 - 1 227 - 2
Watson, Hannah N (107) 83 - 1 75 - 0 65 - 0 223 - 1
Ray, Solomon S (111) 74 - 0 74 - 0 72 - 0 220 - 0
VanPelt, Kaitlyn J (109) 78 - 1 64 - 0 75 - 0 217 - 1

12 - 18 Mar 2018

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