Shooting their highest score of the season Fork Union Military Academy defeated Boonslick AJROTC 912.9 to 548.8 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Fork Union Military Academy is in twenty-third place overall. They currently have a 2 - 5 record. Fork Union Military Academy was led by, Jai Johnson who shot a 252.8. The remaining contributing members were Alexander Wills, Jeremiah Baston, and Robert Hass. Fork Union Military Academy is from Fork Union, VA, and is coached by MAJ David Wallace.
Snapping a two game win streak Boonslick AJROTC currently has a 2 - 3 record. Boonslick AJROTC was led by, Issak Meyer who shot a 214.0. The remaining contributing members were Olivia Friedrich, Carmen Wiemholt, and Hannah Marble. Boonslick AJROTC is from Boonville, MO, and is coached by SFC Todd Straw.
Next up Fork Union Military Academy will compete against Lumen Christi High School from Anchorage, AK. Lumen Christi High School currently has a 1 - 3 record. While Boonslick AJROTC has a bye week.
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
Fork Union Military Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1524
Boonslick AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1547