Royal MCJROTC defeats Natchitoches Central AJROTC

Royal MCJROTC defeated Natchitoches Central AJROTC 935.1 to 822.8 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Royal MCJROTC was led by Diego Martinez who shot a 236.8. The remaining contributing members were Jesus Morales, Nathan Covington, and Jenna Johnson. They are from Pattison, TX, and are coached by LaShan Bland.

Royal MCJROTC is competing in the Distinguished Division where they are currently ranked in forty-first place. Within the Marine Corps JROTC Conference they are in eighth place. They have a 2 - 4 record.

Natchitoches Central AJROTC was led by Gabe Roe who shot a 222.1. The remaining contributing members were Bryce Day, Matthew Janet, and Avery Broadway. Natchitoches Central AJROTC is from Natchitoches, LA, and is coached by Major (R) Duane Bailey.

Overall Natchitoches Central AJROTC is ranked eighty-fourth. They have a 3 - 2 record.

Next up Royal MCJROTC will compete against Grove City Christian School from Grove City, OH. Grove City Christian School currently has a 2 - 3 record. While Natchitoches Central AJROTC will compete against Davie County AJROTC from Mocksville, NC. Davie County AJROTC currently has a 3 - 2 record.

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.c...

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