Saturday, February 15, 2020, brought an end to the Potomac High School Rifle League Air Rifle season with the Annual League Tournament.
Your Robinson Rams took first place in the team event with a record breaking 2340-154x beating our rivals from Woodson High School by 8 points. Pictures are available here.
Our top three shooters on the day were Scott Patterson (2nd overall) 589-39x, Jack Kersey (3rd overall) 588-44x and Sally Reeke 587-38x.
On January 15, the Rams began the second half of the Potomac High School Rifle League (PHSRL). Our varsity squad defeated West Springfield High School 1169 to 1133 and the junior varsity also won 1149-1114. Our top shooters were Sally Reeke 295-23x, Jack Kersey 293-20x and Grant Benson 292-18x.
In a rare away air rifle match in Bethesda, MD, we defeated the Landon School Bears 1150-992 on January 27. Our top shooters were Scott Patterson 293-18x, Stefan Arseneau 290-15x and Will Walton 288-17x.
The Rams overpowered the Mavericks 1168 to 1015 on January 29 back at the Sills Range . Our top shooters were Scott Patterson 294-16x, Jack Kersey 292-13x and Payton Peppard 291-20x.
In a February 1 match, which was rescheduled from January 8 due to the school weather closing, the team shot down the Washington and Liberty Generals 1166-1057. Our Junior Varsity team also out gunned the Generals with a score of 1157-938. Our top shooters were Jack Kersey 294-22x, Andrew Morris 292-18x, and Scott Patterson 291-19x.
On February 8, the Rams completed the PHSRL regular season with a hard fought win against our neighbors from Lake Braddock with a score of 1173 to 1161. Our top three shooters today were Jack Kersey 296-21x, Sally Reeke 295-19x, and Isaac Vanderhorst 293-20x. You can see some of our Rams in action during the first relay here.
We finished the season in second place with 9 wins and 1 loss, setting the PHSRL league regular season average record at 1165.70.
Congratulations to our athletes; those many weeks of 5 AM practices have paid off!
Five members of the Robinson Rifle team earned invitations to the 2017 National Three-Position Air Rifle Championships in Port Clinton, OH on June 22-23.
Thursday, USAShooting ran the National Junior Olympic 3 Position (3P) Air Rifle Championships with strong showings from Emily Fisher with a 582 (placing 72nd individually for the match), Max Brabston and David Linkh both scoring 569.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program ran the National 3P Championships on Friday, and the Robinson Gold Team placed 36th overall with leaders Max Brabston shooting 577 and Emily Fisher scoring 576.