Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 7 - 2

Season Average: 1019.42

Game Score: 1013.5

Norview NJROTC

Represents: Norview High School NJROTC

Current Record: 8 - 1

Season Average: 1068.62

Game Score: 1084.9

Norview NJROTC (8 - 0) 1084.9 defeats Saint Thomas Academy (6 - 2) 1013.5

Competition Recap

Norview NJROTC defeats Saint Thomas Academy

Shooting their highest score of the season Norview NJROTC defeated Saint Thomas Academy 1084.9 to 1013.5 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their sixth win in a row. With the win, Norview NJROTC is in second place overall. They currently have a 8 - 0 record. Norview NJROTC was led by, Preston Everette who shot a 284.6. The remaining contributing members were Quamir Barham, NiChawn Paige, and Siaralyn Albizu-Montes. Norview NJROTC is from Norfolk, VA, and is coached by LCDR Stuart Littlejohn.

Saint Thomas Academy currently has a 6 - 2 record. After the loss they are in sixth place overall. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Will Buchelle who shot a 277.5. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Podolyan, Tadhg Harlin, and Will Carey. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Next up Norview NJROTC will compete against Zion Benton NJROTC from Zion, IL. Zion Benton NJROTC currently has a 7 - 0 record. While Saint Thomas Academy will compete against James River HS NJROTC Rapids Rifles 2 from Midlothian, VA. James River HS NJROTC Rapids Rifles 2 currently has a 6 - 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:

Norview NJROTC team page:

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21 - 27 Mar 2022

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Norview NJROTC Norfolk, VA 386.4 343.2 365.1 1084.9
Everette, Preston (387184) 97.6 89.5 97.5 284.6
Barham, Quamir (390631) 96.4 80.6 94.8 271.8
Paige, NiChawn (387159) 97.3 84.3 85.4 267.0
Albizu-Montes, Siaralyn (387161) 95.1 88.3 78.1 261.5
Rydl, Ryan (387162) 86.6 81.1 87.4 255.1
2 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 389.3 263.0 361.2 1013.5
Buchelle, Will (106) 97.9 84.9 94.7 277.5
Podolyan, Daniel (107) 97.5 68.4 86.8 252.7
Harlin, Tadhg (105) 99.4 54.3 91.0 244.7
Carey, Will (109) 94.5 55.4 88.7 238.6

21 - 27 Mar 2022

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