Monday, July 27, 2009

San Diego High JROTC Exceeds Goals at the National Marksmanship Junior Olympics

Congratulations to the marksmanship team at San Diego High School for their national ranking at this year’s Junior Olympics.

The top 150 nationally ranked marksmen were invited to compete in the two-day competition. San Diego High team members quickly established themselves as strong contenders as Elizabeth Avalos and Jamison Claflin-Cave achieved their personal best highest scores in the first round of competition. Elizabeth finished 6th place in her age group and was ranked #10 in the U.S. Team members from San Diego High include Elizabeth Avalos – score 1083; Jamison Claflin-Cave - score 1052; Monica Cedano - score 1034; and Maria Mendoza - score 993.

Months of practice and dedication resulted in a team score of 4162, a 12th place national ranking and three unprecedented national records set.

For more information, please contact Lt. Col. Guzman, interim JROTC program manager, Office of College, Career and Technical Education, at (858) 496-8203 or

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