Mattoon AJROTC

Represents: Mattoon High School AJROTC

Current Record: 4 - 3

Season Average: 857.24

Game Score: 800.4

Fork Union Military Academy

Represents: Fork Union Military Academy

Current Record: 4 - 5

Season Average: 846.10

Game Score: 784.5

Mattoon AJROTC (1 - 0) 800.4 defeats Fork Union Military Academy (0 - 2) 784.5

Competition Recap

Mattoon AJROTC Narrowly Defeats Fork Union Military Academy

Shooting their highest score of the season Mattoon AJROTC edged out Fork Union Military Academy 800.4 to 784.5 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. With the win, Mattoon AJROTC is in twentieth place overall. They currently have a 1 - 0 record. Mattoon AJROTC was led by, Matthew Beals who shot a 225.8. The remaining contributing members were Connor Pickering, Nevaeh Ledbetter, and Rardin Noah. Mattoon AJROTC is from Charleston, IL, and is coached by Todd Stokes.

Fork Union Military Academy currently has a 0 - 2 record. After the loss they are in twenty-fourth place overall. Fork Union Military Academy was led by, Jai Johnson who shot a 219.3. The remaining contributing members were William Vasko, Jeremiah Baston, and Robert Hass. Fork Union Military Academy is from Fork Union, VA, and is coached by MAJ David Wallace.

Next up Mattoon AJROTC will compete against C. T. Johnson AJROTC from San Antonio, TX. C. T. Johnson AJROTC currently has a 1 - 0 record. While Fork Union Military Academy will compete against Oxford NJROTC from Oxford, MA. Oxford NJROTC currently has a 1 - 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 7 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 https://www.national-leagues.com/new-shooter

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.2021012213450358.1

Mattoon AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1548

Fork Union Military Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1524

01 - 07 Feb 2021

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Mattoon AJROTC 315.4 214.5 281.1 800.4
Beals, Matthew (108) 86.0 66.8 73.0 225.8
Pickering, Connor (109) 87.0 51.5 82.4 220.9
Ledbetter, Nevaeh (105) 73.4 55.9 54.7 184.0
Noah, Rardin (101) 69.0 40.3 60.4 169.7
Gaige, Feager (102) 56.1 31.9 65.3 153.3
Campbell, Trendan (106) 66.8 16.2 55.1 138.1
Spears, McKinley (103) 48.1 19.4 56.7 124.2
Reynolds, Mike (104) 46.8 27.2 40.5 114.5
Nichols, Jared (107) 46.1 11.5 13.7 71.3
2 Fork Union Military Academy Fork Union, VA 319.6 193.7 271.2 784.5
Johnson, Jai (101) 83.9 78.6 56.8 219.3
Vasko, William (104) 74.2 43.1 73.3 190.6
Baston, Jeremiah (105) 84.5 39.7 63.3 187.5
Hass, Robert (110) 77.0 32.3 77.8 187.1

01 - 07 Feb 2021