Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Kentucky S3DA Hosts East Indoor Regional

Williamsburg, KY – Recently, J.C. Nock High Archery Club hosted the Kentucky East Indoor 5-Spot Regional at Jackson County High School in McKee, Kentucky. There were 241 archers that participated in this event.

“We have learned so much with our first tournament today. We are excited about future events,” said Candace Metcalf, S3DA coach for the Aimtakers.

Kentucky State Coordinator, Stacy Groce stated, “Each year Kentucky experiences a large growth in numbers but this year we have experienced a tremendous overall growth in our number of archers, clubs and teams. Just last year, this tournament hosted 136 archers, while today there was a total of 241. It is very exciting to be a part of such a successful program.”

Bobby Upchurch, Coach of the Lake Cumberland Arrow Slingers said, “We enjoy coming to Jackson County. Bo and the JC Nock club do a wonderful job hosting. Their gym is the perfect venue for Indoor 5-spot.”

Team & Club Awards:

Elementary School Club: 1st JC Nock High Archery, 2nd AimTakers, 3rd Impact Archery

Middle School Club: 1st JC Nock High Archery, 2nd Impact Archery

High School Club: 1st JC Nock High Archery, 2nd Central Kentucky Nock Busters

High School Team: 1st Boyd County, 2nd Anderson Archery

Individual Awards:

Elementary Female Traditional: 1st Sadie Hoffman 127, 2nd Brooklyn Lyvers 115, 3rd Madison Stratton 97

Elementary Male Traditional: 1st Tanner Logan 134, 2nd Tyler Meagher 129, 3rd Sawyer Sizemore 116

Elementary Male Olympic Recurve: 1st Michael Curry 53

Elementary Female Open: 1st Kensley Ayers 148

Elementary Male Open: 1st Brenen Upchurch 150, 2nd Kolben Vickers 150, 3rd Trey McCoy 149

Elementary Female Fixed Pins: 1st Addison Metcalf 148, 2nd Landrey Prewitt 143, 3rd Morgan Cross 141

Elementary Male Fixed Pins: 1st Ethan Fields 150, 2nd Kaleb Lakes 149, 3rd Jaxson Pack 148

Middle School Female Traditional: 1st Ashley Thomas 70, Whitley Eastridge 53, 3rd Breanna Lawhorn 48

Middle School Male Traditional: 1st Logan Sizemore 106, 2nd Quency Elliott 46

Middle School Female Olympic Recurve: 1st Emma Vicars 85, 2nd Samantha Dotson 84

Middle School Female Open: 1st Morgan Huddleston 138, 2nd Allie Riddle 132, 3rd Brayleigh Butcher 124

Middle School Male Open: 1st Landyn Cox 150, 2nd Jordan Isaacs 148, 3rd Joshua Bailey 146

Middle School Female Fixed Pins: 1st Savannah Philpot 145, 2nd Madison Richardson 143, 3rd Emma Willis 137

Middle School Male Fixed Pins: 1st Joseph West 149, 2nd Rylan Long 147, 3rd Peyton Hacker 144

High School Male Olympic Recurve: 1st Henry Thompson 133

High School Female Open: 1st Katie Hemmann 150, 2nd Kaylee Brown 150, 3rd Samantha Scrogham 139

High School Male Open: 1st Kenton Banks 150, 2nd Jacob Newby 149, 3rd Bryant Rakes 149

High School Female Fixed Pins: 1st Erica Withrow 147, 2nd Hannah Williamson 146, Kensley Redmon 146

High School Male Fixed Pins: 1st Josh Brown 150, 2nd Dalton Burkhead 149, 3rd Ian Rienstra 148

High School Female Advanced FP: 1st Madison Cox 150

High School Male Advanced FP: 1st Mason Manning 150, 2nd Uriah Bush 149, 3rd Ben Fanning 149

Started in December 2012 by the Scholastic Archery Association, S3DA has grown exponentially as a next step program to follow introductory programs offered as part of 4-H or the National Archery in Schools Program. S3DA addresses the need for a program to bridge beginning target archery experience and more advanced activities such as 3-D shooting and bowhunting. The program currently operates across the United States with hundreds of certified coaches serving

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