Smithson Valley

Represents: Smithson Valley High School

Current Record: 1 - 7

Season Average: 772.40

Game Score: 673.4


Represents: Perry High School AJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 4

Season Average: 908.23

Game Score: 871.8

Perry AJROTC (3 - 2) 871.8 defeats Smithson Valley (1 - 4) 673.4

Competition Recap

Perry AJROTC defeats Smithson Valley

Perry AJROTC defeated Smithson Valley 871.8 to 673.4 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their third win in a row. They currently have a 3 - 2 record. Perry AJROTC was led by, Deryn Belknap who shot a 230.8. The remaining contributing members were Deven Huwig, Charles Ross, and Keagan Ellis. Perry AJROTC is from Massillon, OH, and is coached by Patrick Grow.

Smithson Valley currently has a 1 - 4 record. Smithson Valley was led by, Kevin Patterson who shot a 255.1. The remaining contributing members were Sam Wirtjes, Isaiah Nelson, and Evan Correa. Smithson Valley is from Spring Branch, TX, and is coached by Scott Outlaw.

Next up Perry AJROTC will compete against Heritage Classical Christian Academy from Fenton, MO. Heritage Classical Christian Academy currently has a 1 - 4 record. While Smithson Valley will compete against Orchard Park High School from Orchard, NY. Orchard Park High School currently has a 3 - 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

Box Score:

Perry AJROTC team page:

Smithson Valley team page:

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Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Perry AJROTC Massillon, OH 385.6 201.5 287.9 871.8
Belknap, Deryn (106) 98.3 68.4 64.1 230.8
Huwig, Deven (105) 98.8 45.8 83.6 228.2
Ross, Charles (104) 94.7 45.7 68.8 209.2
Ellis, Keagan (107) 90.6 41.6 71.4 203.6
Danler, Jack (108) 93.8 37.6 47.1 178.5
Vanderborne, Allen (109) 82.2 29.4 59.7 171.3
2 Smithson Valley Spring Branch, TX 252.6 205.9 214.9 673.4
PATTERSON, KEVIN (109) 91.8 83.3 80.0 255.1
WIRTJES, SAM (105) 94.3 73.9 75.7 243.9
NELSON, ISAIAH (108) 66.5 48.7 59.2 174.4

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