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Mountain Home NJROTC defeats John F. Kennedy AJROTC

Mountain Home NJROTC defeats John F. Kennedy AJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Mountain Home NJROTC defeated John F. Kennedy AJROTC 927.0 to 884.3 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their third win in a row. Mountain Home NJROTC was led by Johnathon Mason who shot a 244.4. The remaining contributing members were Trinity Cruse, Prins Dylan , and Mason Bright. They are from Mountain Home, AR, and are coached by Jason Williams.

Mountain Home NJROTC is competing in the Elite Division where they are currently ranked in eleventh place. Within the Navy Jrotc Conference they are in third place. They have a 3 – 0 record.

Shooting their highest team score of the season John F. Kennedy AJROTC was led by Armando Garcia-Pineda who shot a 256.7. The remaining contributing members were Emily Serrano, Tan Tran, and Orailly Penaloza. John F. Kennedy AJROTC is from Denver, CO, and is coached by Aaron Sheppard.

Overall John F. Kennedy AJROTC is ranked ninety-fifth. They have a 0 – 3 record.

Next up Mountain Home NJROTC will compete against Redmond MCJROTC from Redmond, OR. Redmond MCJROTC currently has a 0 – 2 record. While John F. Kennedy AJROTC has a bye week.

Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The league has two parts. An 8 week regular season going on now, followed by the post-season.

The Champions Division is reserved for the top teams in the country. The top eight teams from the Champions Division regular season will compete in a single elimination tournament for the league championships.

The Distinguished Division are the second tiered teams, followed by the Elite Division.

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 shoot 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/

Box Score: http://www.orionresults.com/team/GamePage.aspx?MatchID=1.1.2022100317282607.1

Mountain Home NJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=2038
John F. Kennedy AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=2001

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