Cross Creek NJROTC

Represents: Cross Creek High School NJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 3

Season Average: 1046.43

Game Score: 1064

Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 5 - 2

Season Average: 1084.71

Game Score: 1088

Saint Thomas Academy (2 - 1) 1088 defeats Cross Creek NJROTC (2 - 2) 1064

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats Cross Creek NJROTC

Saint Thomas Academy defeated Cross Creek NJROTC 1088 to 1064 last week in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Saint Thomas Academy is in third place overall and first place within their 'Junior Rifle Club' conference. They currently have a 2 - 1 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Michael Driscoll who shot a 276. The remaining contributing members were Daniel Staelgraeve, Joe Brennen, and Joey Farrington. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

Cross Creek NJROTC currently has a 2 - 2 record. After the loss they are in ninth place overall and third place within their 'Navy Jrotc' conference. Shooting their highest team score of the season Cross Creek NJROTC was led by, Patrick Johnson who shot a 280. The remaining contributing members were Melvin Pell, Kirsten Sullivan, and Alyshia Wade. Cross Creek NJROTC is from Augusta, GA, and is coached by CDR Johnathan Shaw.

Next up Saint Thomas Academy will compete against South Effingham NJROTC from Guyton, GA. South Effingham NJROTC currently has a 3 - 0 record. While Cross Creek NJROTC will compete against Waimea AJROTC from Waimea, HI. Waimea AJROTC 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 https://www.national-leagues.com/

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.918221277.1

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1193

Cross Creek NJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1201

21 - 27 Oct 2019

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 382 - 18 341 - 4 365 - 10 1088 - 32
Driscoll, Michael (109) 95 - 4 89 - 2 92 - 3 276 - 9
Staelgraeve, Daniel (106) 97 - 5 84 - 0 92 - 2 273 - 7
Brennen, Joe (110) 93 - 3 87 - 2 90 - 3 270 - 8
Farrington, Joey (103) 97 - 6 81 - 0 91 - 2 269 - 8
Zauha, Eric (107) 86 - 2 79 - 0 83 - 2 248 - 4
2 Cross Creek NJROTC Augusta, GA 382 - 17 348 - 6 352 - 6 1064 - 27
Johnson, Patrick Chandler (102) 100 - 10 86 - 1 94 - 3 280 - 14
Pell, Melvin Alexander (101) 92 - 4 91 - 3 93 - 1 276 - 8
Sullivan, Kirsten Courtney (105) 94 - 1 81 - 1 81 - 1 256 - 3
Wade, Alyshia Lee (104) 90 - 1 90 - 1 72 - 0 252 - 2
Kelso, Jasmine Chevelle (106) 96 - 2 70 - 0 84 - 1 250 - 3
Knox, Christopher Ryan (108) 82 - 0 72 - 0 80 - 1 234 - 1
Welcher, Michael Shane (107) 90 - 3 62 - 0 76 - 0 228 - 3
Herrington, Savanna Elaine (111) 83 - 2 45 - 0 62 - 1 190 - 3

21 - 27 Oct 2019

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