Ball AJROTC Hits the Bullseye Stuttgart AJROTC

The Ball AJROTC sharpshooters defeated Stuttgart AJROTC 849 to 755 last week in the National Air Rifle League.  The Tors currently have a 3 – 2 record.

Ball AJROTC was led by, Arnie Puentes who shot a 226. The remaining contributing members were Caleb Grimmett, Arleth Flores, and Alianna Sierra.

 

Stuttgart AJROTC currently has a 1 – 3 record. Stuttgart AJROTC was led by, Adian Yampy who shot a 204. The remaining contributing members were Savannah Messer, Seth Richey, and Gage Hooper. Stuttgart AJROTC is from Stuttgart, Germany, and is coached by SFC Raul Pinon.

 

Next up Ball AJROTC will compete against Loveland AJROTC from Loveland, CO. Loveland AJROTC currently has a 2 – 1 record. While Stuttgart AJROTC will compete against Coral Glades AJROTC from Coral Springs, FL. Coral Glades AJROTC currently has a 2 – 2 record.

 

These two teams are competing in the Distinguished 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 league has two parts. An eight-week regular season going on now, followed by a single game Conference Title Game for the top two teams in each conference.

 

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.