By: Amairani Chacon
Congratulations to PCH AJROTC as well as Sargent Major Lewis in the success of this competition! The team finished second place overall in the entire competition!
According to the Pueblo Chieftain, “Pueblo County AJROTC defeated Mountain View MCJROTC 1041.0 to 970.6 in the National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Their second win in a row… They finished the season with a 5 - 2 record. Pueblo County AJROTC was led by, Antonia Salazar who shot a 273.6. The remaining contributing members were Brooklyn Dash, Andrew Duran, and Devon Baker. Pueblo County AJROTC is from Pueblo, CO, and is coached by Arnold Lewis.” The members of the PCH AJROTC team competed against Mountain View on the dates 29 Mar-04 Apr 21.
According to the Pueblo Chieftain, “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 10.9 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.”