Shooting their highest score of the season New Bern NJROTC defeated Fork Union Military Academy 729.6 to 434.8 in the 2022 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. They currently have a 1 - 1 record. New Bern NJROTC was led by, Linh Huynh who shot a 237.1. The remaining contributing members were Fallon West, Emily Childs, and Joshua Palfrey. New Bern NJROTC is from New Bern, NC, and is coached by LCDR Ronald Fry.
Fork Union Military Academy currently has a 0 - 2 record. Fork Union Military Academy was led by, Isaac Gilman who shot a 233.6. The remaining contributing members were Nicholas Coleman, Tzu-Heng Hung, and Niv Patel. Fork Union Military Academy is from Fork Union, VA, and is coached by MAJ David Wallace.
Next up New Bern NJROTC will compete against East Surry AJROTC from Pilot Mountain, NC. East Surry AJROTC currently has a 0 - 2 record. While Fork Union Military Academy will compete against SGT Eugene Ashley NJROTC from Wilmington, NC. SGT Eugene Ashley NJROTC currently has a 0 - 0 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 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
New Bern NJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1844
Fork Union Military Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1828