Warrenton Rifles

Represents: American Legion Post 72

Current Record: 1 - 6

Season Average: 981.86

Game Score: 964

Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1071.14

Game Score: 1073

Saint Thomas Academy (3 - 1) 1073 defeats Warrenton Rifles (0 - 4) 964

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Warrenton Rifles

Shooting their highest score of the season Saint Thomas Academy defeated Warrenton Rifles 1073 to 964 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their third win in a row. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in seventh place overall and first place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. They currently have a 3 - 1 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by Daniel Staelgraeve who shot a 278. The remaining contributing members were Michael Driscoll, Kaleb Rutgers, and John Copeland. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Warrenton Rifles currently has a 0 - 4 record. After the loss they are in second place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. Warrenton Rifles was led by Jacob Schoonenberg who shot a 254. The remaining contributing members were Seth Carver, Hunter Brown, and Brandon Lehr. Warrenton Rifles is from Warrenton, VA, and is coached by Claude Davenport.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against Selma MCJROTC from Lemoore, CA. Selma MCJROTC currently has a 2 - 1 record. While Warrenton Rifles will compete against Sickles AFJROTC from Tampa, FL. Sickles AFJROTC currently has a 1 - 2 record.

These two teams are competing in the 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 Divisions is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week regular season going on now, where teams compete for their conference's title. Followed by the post-season, comprising of two single elimination tournaments. Only the top 16 teams across all conferences advance to the post-season, to compete for the league title.

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/AirRifleLeague

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.841801053.1

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=922

Warrenton Rifles team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=933

15 - 21 Oct 2018

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 376 - 15 342 - 8 355 - 6 1073 - 29
Driscoll, Michael (106) 96 - 5 87 - 2 92 - 3 275 - 10
Staelgraeve, Daniel (105) 96 - 5 90 - 2 92 - 2 278 - 9
Copeland, John (101) 92 - 3 84 - 1 82 - 0 258 - 4
Rutgers, Kaleb (102) 92 - 2 81 - 3 89 - 1 262 - 6
2 Warrenton Rifles Charlottesville, VA 366 - 8 292 - 1 327 - 6 964 - 12
Schoonenberg, Jacob (225410) 90 - 1 80 - 0 84 - 1 254 - 2
Carver, Seth (262739) 92 - 2 70 - 0 85 - 3 247 - 5
Brown, Hunter (223436) 89 - 1 62 - 1 81 - 1 232 - 3
Lehr, Brandon (289573) 84 - 1 73 - 1 74 - 0 231 - 2
Davenport, Gage (264076) 92 - 2 67 - 1 71 - 1 230 - 4
Petty, Toly (289724) 91 - 1 61 - 0 75 - 1 227 - 2
Jerde, Alexis (290412) 91 - 3 69 - 0 61 - 0 221 - 3
Austin, Julia (290263) 84 - 0 60 - 1 73 - 0 217 - 1
Lehr, Matthew (312757) 80 - 0 42 - 0 65 - 0 187 - 0
Hinkler, Guy (324900) 84 - 1 20 - 0 77 - 1 181 - 2
Jimenez, Daniel (289760) 79 - 0 53 - 0 43 - 0 175 - 0
Hooks, Cameron (320110) 77 - 2 39 - 0 49 - 0 165 - 2
Schumacher, Matthew (321957) 67 - 1 41 - 0 45 - 1 153 - 2
Yowell, Will (320530) 41 - 0 24 - 1 34 - 0 99 - 1

15 - 21 Oct 2018

Orion's Series of Virtual Matches: Three-Position Air Rifle