Columbus High School

Represents: Columbus High School AJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 3

Season Average: 1455.57

Game Score: 1471

Arlington Fairfax IWLA

Represents: Arlington Fairfax IWLA

Current Record: 2 - 5

Season Average: 1517.33

Game Score: 310

Columbus High School (2 - 2) 1471 defeats Arlington Fairfax IWLA (1 - 3) DNS

Competition Recap

Columbus High School Upsets Arlington Fairfax IWLA

Shooting their highest score of the season Columbus High School outhost Arlington Fairfax IWLA 1471 to 310 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Columbus High School is in eighth place overall and sixth place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. They currently have a 2 - 2 record. Columbus High School was led by Nicholas Chen who shot a 378. The remaining contributing members were Andrew Carey, Youbin Park, and Ben Race. Columbus High School is from Fort Benning, Ga, and is coached by SGM Frank Tuggle.

Arlington Fairfax IWLA currently has a 1 - 3 record. After the loss they are in seventeenth place overall and tenth place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. Arlington Fairfax IWLA was led by Shane Sondheimer who shot a 310. Arlington Fairfax IWLA is from Centreville, VA, and is coached by Roger Thrasher.

Next up Columbus High School will compete against Atrisco Heritage Academy MCJROTC from Albuquerque, NM. Atrisco Heritage Academy MCJROTC currently has a 1 - 3 record. While Arlington Fairfax IWLA will compete against Robinson High School from FAIRFAX, VA. Robinson High School currently has a 5 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the 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 conference. The league has two parts. An 8 week 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 nearly 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=1.1.843238627.1

Columbus High School team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=948

Arlington Fairfax IWLA team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=952

22 - 28 Oct 2018

Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 Columbus High School Columbus, GA 364 - 9 363 - 10 373 - 9 379 - 16 1471 - 47
Chen, Nicholas (105) 96 - 3 91 - 2 98 - 5 93 - 3 378 - 13
Carey, Andrew (103) 88 - 2 94 - 3 93 - 3 98 - 7 373 - 15
Park, Youbin (107) 90 - 3 92 - 3 90 - 0 90 - 2 362 - 8
Race, Ben (102) 90 - 1 84 - 1 88 - 4 96 - 5 358 - 11
Roberts, Hannah (108) 86 - 0 86 - 1 92 - 1 86 - 1 350 - 3
Chen, Crystal (106) 81 - 0 82 - 1 86 - 2 92 - 1 341 - 4
Diehl, Amber (104) 82 - 1 86 - 2 85 - 2 84 - 2 337 - 7
Widener, Ethan (109) 82 - 1 78 - 0 79 - 2 80 - 1 319 - 4
2 Arlington Fairfax IWLA Centreville, VA 69 - 0 84 - 0 79 - 1 78 - 0 310 - 1
Sondheimer, Shane (303332) 69 - 0 84 - 0 79 - 1 78 - 0 310 - 1

22 - 28 Oct 2018

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