Bridgeport Rifle Club

Represents: Bridgeport Rifle Club

Current Record: 1 - 1

Season Average: 1508.50

Game Score: 1512

Lake Region Shooting Sports

Represents: Lake Region Shooting Sports Association

Current Record: 0 - 1

Season Average: 1481.00

Game Score: 1481

Bridgeport Rifle Club (1 - 0) 1512 defeats Lake Region Shooting Sports (0 - 1) 1481

Competition Recap

Bridgeport Rifle Club defeats Lake Region Shooting Sports advances to Semi-Finals

Third seed Bridgeport Rifle Club defeated sixth seed Lake Region Shooting Sports 1512 to 1481 in the quarter final game of the National Air Rifle League Precision Tournament. Bridgeport will advance to the semi-final game to take on Maspenock Rod and Gun Club.

This is the first year in the league for Bridgeport Rifle Club. They finished the regular season with a 6 - 1 record. They advanced to the post-season with an automatic bid, finishing second in the Junior Rifle Club Champions Division.

In the quarter final game Bridgeport Rifle Club was led by Rose Reynolds who shot a 381. The remaining contributing members were Hope Kavulich, Kayley Pasko, Megan Wilcoxson, and Haley Reynolds. Bridgeport Rifle Club is from Stratford, CT, and is coached by Josie Burzynski-Smith.

This was the second straight year Lake Region Shooting Sports qualified for the post-season tournament. They finished the regular season with a 4 - 3 record in the Junior Rifle Club Champions Division. They qualified for the post-season with an at-large bid.

In the quarter final game Lake Region Shooting Sports was led by Maria Rosa-Nieves who shot a 381. The remaining contributing members were Brandon Alexander, Jacob Vaagen, Christopher Morstad, and Hannah Vaagen. Lake Region Shooting Sports is from Devils Lake, ND, and is coached by Rick Jorgenson.

The post-season tournament is for the top eight teams in the National Air Rifle Precision League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The league has two parts. An 8 week round-robin regular season that concluded in November. Followed by a single-elimination tournament, going on now, 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.

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.701566251.1

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Rank Participant Region ST 1 ST 2 ST 3 ST 4 Team
1 Bridgeport Rifle Club Stratford, CT 379 - 14 376 - 16 379 - 14 378 - 14 1512 - 58
Kavulich, Hope (103) 93 - 2 96 - 6 96 - 4 95 - 3 380 - 15
Reynolds, Rose (104) 96 - 5 93 - 2 96 - 5 96 - 5 381 - 17
Pasko, Kayley (109) 97 - 5 93 - 4 93 - 2 96 - 3 379 - 14
Wilcoxson, Megan (107) 93 - 2 94 - 4 94 - 3 91 - 3 372 - 12
Reynolds, Haley (105) 85 - 1 87 - 2 88 - 3 85 - 1 345 - 7
2 Lake Region Shooting Sports Devils Lake, ND 377 - 15 370 - 15 361 - 5 375 - 13 1481 - 48
Alexander, Brandon (101) 95 - 4 96 - 5 91 - 2 98 - 7 380 - 18
Rosa-Nieves, Maria (103) 97 - 6 95 - 5 93 - 3 96 - 2 381 - 16
Vaagen, Jacob (105) 92 - 2 92 - 4 89 - 0 91 - 3 364 - 9
Morstad, Christopher (102) 93 - 3 86 - 0 88 - 0 89 - 2 356 - 5
Vaagen, Hannah (104) 88 - 1 87 - 1 87 - 1 90 - 1 352 - 4

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