From: Erik K Anderson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2018 7:57 AM
Subject: PRESS RELEASE: Boonslick AJROTC Defeats Arizona American Legion
Boonslick AJROTC Defeats Arizona American Legion
In an undisputed contest, shooting their highest score this season, 723 points, Boonslick AJROTC defeated Arizona American Legion. With the win, Boonslick AJROTC is in thirty-sixth place with a 2 – 5 record. Boonslick AJROTC was led by Kia Moore who shot a 231. The remaining contributing members were Charles Pumel, Steven Surrat, and Michael Keel. Boonslick AJROTC is from Boonville, MO, and is coached by SGT Todd Straw.
Arizona American Legion dropped to 1 – 6 on the season. They are currently in fortieth place. Arizona American Legion is from Glendale, AZ, and is coached by Dan Palmer.
Next up Boonslick AJROTC will compete against Topeka West AJROTC from Topeka, KS. Topeka West AJROTC currently has a 2 – 5 record. Arizona American Legion will compete against Ashley Ridge AFJROTC from Summerville, SC. Ashley Ridge AFJROTC currently has a 1 – 6 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 8 games. Each week, each team is paired with another team with a near equal win-loss record. The winner of the league is the team with the best win loss record.
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 http://www.orionscoringsystem.com/AirRifleNewShooterLeague
Boonslick AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=769
Arizona American Legion team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=762
19 – 25 Mar 2018