Pacific MCJROTC defeats North Brunswick AJROTC
Pacific MCJROTC defeated North Brunswick AJROTC 1078 to 1038 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Pacific MCJROTC is in third place overall and first place within their 'Marine Corps Jrotc' conference. They currently have a 5 - 1 record. Pacific MCJROTC was led by, Amanda Benetin who shot a 276. The remaining contributing members were Lucas Hicks, Julia Thomas, and Leamia Perez. Pacific MCJROTC is from Pacific, MO, and is coached by Brian Cain.
North Brunswick AJROTC currently has a 3 - 3 record. After the loss they are in tenth place overall and second place within their 'Army Jrotc' conference. North Brunswick AJROTC was led by, Delaney Larson who shot a 263. The remaining contributing members were Jada Walker, Heidi Navarro, and Jayda Rascoe . North Brunswick AJROTC is from Leland, NC, and is coached by George L. Williams.
Next up Pacific MCJROTC will compete against Denver North AJROTC from Denver, CO. Denver North AJROTC currently has a 4 - 2 record. While North Brunswick AJROTC will compete against South Effingham NJROTC from Guyton, GA. South Effingham NJROTC currently has a 4 - 2 record.
These two teams are competing in the Champions Division of the Orion National Air Rifle League. Sponsored by the Orion Scoring System, the league is a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs. The Champions Divisions is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week regular season going on now, where teams compete for their conference's title. Followed by the post-season, comprising of two single elimination tournaments. Only the top 16 teams across all conferences advance to the post-season, to compete for the league title.
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 https://www.national-leagues.com/
Pacific MCJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1198
North Brunswick AJROTC team page: http://www.orionresults.com/team/LeagueTeam.aspx?TeamID=1182