Represents: West High School AJROTC

Current Record: 3 - 3

Season Average: 1028.47

Game Score: 1037.6

Saint Thomas Academy

Represents: Saint Thomas Academy

Current Record: 6 - 1

Season Average: 1054.53

Game Score: 1087

Saint Thomas Academy (6 - 1) 1087.0 defeats West AJROTC (3 - 3) 1037.6

Competition Recap

Saint Thomas Academy defeats West AJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Saint Thomas Academy defeated West AJROTC 1087.0 to 1037.6 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Saint Thomas Academy finishes the season in second place overall. They finished the season with a 6 - 1 record. Saint Thomas Academy was led by, Ty Thunstrom who shot a 282.7. The remaining contributing members were Patrick Minkel, Philip Cattanach, and Ryan Farrington. Saint Thomas Academy is from Mendota Heights, MN, and is coached by Paul Preblich.

West AJROTC finished the season with a 3 - 3 record. They finishes the season in tenth place overall. West AJROTC was led by, Geremiah Pedraza who shot a 280.9. The remaining contributing members were Ignacio Serrano, Aracely Marquez, and Seth Gonzalez. West AJROTC is from Denver, CO, and is coached by Jeffrey Wilson.

Due to the large number of school and club closings in light of the coronavirus outbreak, the remainder of the league has been cancelled and awards will be issued based on the seven weeks of competition completed so far. League teams who are still meeting have the option to participate in several weekly invitational games in lieu of the regular season.

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 8 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=1.1.947523452.1

Saint Thomas Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1396

West AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1401

09 - 15 Mar 2020

Rank Participant Region Prone Standing Kneeling Team
1 Saint Thomas Academy mendota heights, MN 395.6 327.5 365.4 1087.0
Thunstrom, Ty (101) 98.5 90.3 93.9 282.7
Minkel, Patrick (104) 99.2 76.0 95.2 270.4
Cattanach, Philip (102) 97.5 82.0 90.0 269.5
Farrington, Ryan (103) 98.9 79.2 86.3 264.4
Johnson, Izzy (107) 99.0 70.4 78.8 248.2
2 West AJROTC 385.9 310.5 344.5 1037.6
Pedraza, Geremiah (112) 97.0 97.6 86.3 280.9
Serrano, Ignacio (111) 99.5 70.2 89.3 259.0
Marquez, Aracely (106) 97.0 72.9 81.1 251.0
Gonzalez, Seth Matthew (110) 89.1 69.8 87.8 246.7
Flores, Juan Angel (107) 92.4 53.7 68.8 214.9

09 - 15 Mar 2020