Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 7 - 2

Season Average: 1019.42

Game Score: 1000.1

Round Rock MCJROTC

Represents: Round Rock MCJROTC

Current Record: 6 - 2

Season Average: 933.25

Game Score: 833.8

Saint Thomas Academy (3 - 0) 1000.1 defeats Round Rock MCJROTC (2 - 1) 833.8

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Round Rock MCJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Saint Thomas Academy defeated Round Rock MCJROTC 1000.1 to 833.8 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in ninth place overall. They currently have a 3 - 0 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Will Buchelle who shot a 265.2. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Podolyan, Will Carey, and Ryan Becker. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Round Rock MCJROTC currently has a 2 - 1 record. Round Rock MCJROTC was led by, Caroline Garcia who shot a 237.3. The remaining contributing members were Addison Blair, Justin Householder, and Hansika Padige. Round Rock MCJROTC is from Round Rock, TX, and is coached by Thomas Olmeda.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Bellevue West AFJROTC from Bellevue, NE. Bellevue West AFJROTC currently has a 1 - 2 record. While Round Rock MCJROTC will compete against Heritage Classical Christian Academy from Fenton, MO. Heritage Classical Christian Academy currently has a 1 - 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 skill level.

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 10.9 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

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Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 391.3 277.5 333.1 1000.1
Buchelle, Will (106) 99.8 75.9 89.5 265.2
Podolyan, Daniel (107) 99.4 77.7 81.4 258.5
Carey, Will (109) 97.0 71.8 89.1 257.9
Becker, Ryan (108) 95.1 50.3 73.1 218.5
Harlin, Tadhg (105) 93.9 52.1 58.0 204.0
2 Round Rock MCJROTC 329.2 215.1 289.5 833.8
Garcia, Caroline (2101) 85.1 65.8 86.4 237.3
Blair, Addison (2102) 90.5 60.2 64.1 214.8
Householder, Justin (2103) 77.7 62.2 72.1 212.0
Padige, Hansika (2104) 75.9 26.9 66.9 169.7

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