Home of Champions Junior Club

Represents: U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit

Current Record: 0 - 7

Season Average: 1228.67

Game Score: 1065

Georgia Competitive Shooters

Represents: Georgia Competitive Shooters

Current Record: 7 - 0

Season Average: 1536.14

Game Score: 1540

Georgia Competitive Shooters (5 - 0) 1540 defeats Home of Champions Junior Club (0 - 5) 1065

Competition Recap

Georgia Competitive Shooters defeats Home of Champions Junior Club

Shooting their highest score of the season Georgia Competitive Shooters defeated Home of Champions Junior Club 1540 to 1065 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their fifth win in a row, Georgia Competitive Shooters is in first place in their Division with a 5 - 0 record. Georgia Competitive Shooters was led by Molly McGhin who shot a 388. The remaining contributing members were Leah Martin, Addy Burrow, and Hannah Rutledge. Georgia Competitive Shooters is from Griffin, GA, and is coached by Lisa Kelley.

Home of Champions Junior Club dropped to 0 - 5 on the season. They are currently in eighth place in their Division. Home of Champions Junior Club was led by Jon Lafferty who shot a 359. The remaining contributing members were Jerad Lewark, Marisol Wentling, and Jonathan Peterman. Home of Champions Junior Club is from Ft. Benning, GA, and is coached by Erin McNeil.

Next up Georgia Competitive Shooters will compete against Lake Region Shooting Sports from Devils Lake, ND. Lake Region Shooting Sports currently has a 3 - 2 record. Home of Champions Junior Club will compete against Queen Anne Marksmanship from Rhodesdale, MD. Queen Anne Marksmanship currently has a 2 - 3 record.

These two teams are competing in the Junior Rifle Club Precision Champions Division of the Orion National Air Rifle League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The Champions Division is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week round-robin regular season going on now. Followed by a single-elimination tournament, for the top eight teams who will compete for the league championship.

In each game the teams compete in what is known as a Standing Air Rifle match. The match is almost identical to the air rifle events in the Olympic Games. Each athlete shoots 40 shots in the standing position, the most difficult position in rifle competitions. Each shot is worth a maximum of 10 points. The sum of points scored in the 40 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/AirRifleLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.688454983.1

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Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 Georgia Competitive Shooters 383 - 19 386 - 19 389 - 25 384 - 17 1540 - 78
McGhin, Molly (101) 97 - 6 99 - 9 97 - 6 95 - 3 388 - 24
Burrow, Addy (102) 94 - 3 98 - 5 98 - 8 96 - 5 386 - 21
Martin, Leah (106) 97 - 7 95 - 1 98 - 7 97 - 4 387 - 19
Rutledge, Hannah (103) 95 - 3 94 - 4 95 - 4 95 - 3 379 - 14
Lovett, Emmalie (107) 94 - 1 87 - 2 96 - 4 96 - 5 373 - 12
Williams, Sawyer (105) 93 - 2 90 - 1 88 - 2 88 - 0 359 - 5
Stamey, Sam (104) 90 - 3 88 - 3 90 - 1 89 - 3 357 - 10
2 Home of Champions Junior Club Ft. Benning, GA 266 - 1 258 - 5 262 - 3 279 - 5 1065 - 14
Lafferty, Jon (102) 89 - 1 90 - 5 90 - 3 90 - 3 359 - 12
Lewark, Jerad (104) 65 - 0 71 - 0 75 - 0 81 - 2 292 - 2
Wentling, Marisol (103) 67 - 0 60 - 0 59 - 0 60 - 0 246 - 0
Peterman, Jonathan (105) 45 - 0 37 - 0 38 - 0 48 - 0 168 - 0

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