Smith Station MCJROTC defeated Fork Union Military Academy 965.0 to 901.4 in the 2023 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Smith Station MCJROTC was led by Nathaniel McCoy who shot a 255.7. The remaining contributing members were Dominic Colon, Matthew Westenkirchner, and Daniel Miller. They are from Smith Station, AL, and are coached by Major William Bolden.
Overall Smith Station MCJROTC is ranked sixteenth. They have a 1 - 0 record.
Fork Union Military Academy was led by Chrysander Rahardjo who shot a 253.0. The remaining contributing members were Caden Sibley, Christian Lopez, and Jayden Robbins. Fork Union Military Academy is from Fork Union, VA, and is coached by MAJ David Wallace.
Overall Fork Union Military Academy is ranked thirty-fourth. They have a 0 - 1 record.
Next up Smith Station MCJROTC will compete against West Bladen AJROTC from Bladenboro, NC. West Bladen AJROTC currently has a 0 - 0 record. While Fork Union Military Academy will compete against Concordia Lutheran AJROTC from Ft. Wayne, IN. Concordia Lutheran AJROTC currently has a 1 - 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
Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.2023011922374447.1
Smith Station MCJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=2166
Fork Union Military Academy team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=2124