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Concordia Lutheran AJROTC Upsets Douglas MacArthur AJROTC

Shooting their highest score of the season Concordia Lutheran AJROTC upset Douglas MacArthur AJROTC 1329 to 1290 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Concordia Lutheran AJROTC was able to win despite averaging 27 points lower than Douglas MacArthur AJROTC coming into this game.

With the win, Concordia Lutheran AJROTC is in sixth place in their Division with a 1 - 1 record. Concordia Lutheran AJROTC was led by EVAN SCHMIDT who shot a 343. The remaining contributing members were IAN BROWN, JOHN SHEAFFER, and EMMA MARTIN. Concordia Lutheran AJROTC is from Ft. Wayne, IN, and is coached by Alan Conrad.

Douglas MacArthur AJROTC dropped to 0 - 2 on the season. They are currently in eighth place in their Division. Shooting their highest team score of the season Douglas MacArthur AJROTC was led by MADISON WALL who shot a 342. The remaining contributing members were PAUL HOGGARD, JOSHUA WONG, and NATHAN ROBERTSON. Douglas MacArthur AJROTC is from San Antonio, TX, and is coached by MAJ Larry Garcia.

Next up Concordia Lutheran AJROTC will compete against Los Alamos NJROTC from Los Alamos, NM. Los Alamos NJROTC currently has a 2 - 0 record. Douglas MacArthur AJROTC will compete against Fountain Fort Carson AJROTC from Fountain, CO. Fountain Fort Carson AJROTC currently has a 2 - 0 record.

These two teams are competing in the JROTC Precision 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 Division is the most difficult division in the league. The league has two parts. An 8 week round-robin regular season going on now. Followed by a single-elimination tournament, for the top eight teams who will compete for the league championship.

In each game the teams compete in what is known as a Standing Air Rifle match. The match is almost identical to the air rifle events in the Olympic Games. Each athlete shoots 40 shots in the standing position, the most difficult position in rifle competitions. Each shot is worth a maximum of 10 points. The sum of points scored in the 40 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

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03 - 09 Oct 2016