Deputy archers shoot sixth at Worlds with 3,125
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:00 AM
Deputy Elementary's archery team shot its best score ever to finish sixth out of 30 teams in National Archery in the Schools Program World Tournament this past weekend in Madison, Wisc.
The Deadeyes, who won an Indiana state championship last March, scored a 3,125 with 99 tens while competing on the final day of the competition on Sunday.
Deputy was led by Cody Price and Joseph Amburgey with a pair of 273s. Price, a fifth grader, scored 11 tens and was 23rd out of 207 boys in his class while Amburgey, a fourth grader who was the top individual at the state meet, scored 10 tens and was 11th out of 137 boys in his age group.
Deputy's top female shooter was Daisy Ross with a 265 and six tens to place 29th among fifth grade girls and Jada Aldridge was a point back at 264 with seven tens to place 32nd among fifth grade girls.
"Our team shot their best score ever, 3125!" said Janet McCreary, a teacher at Deputy and one of the team's three coaches. "... We are very pleased with our results the kids did a fabulous job."
In addition to Deputy, local archers from both Christian Academy of Madison and Switzerland County competed in the event.
Christian Academy scored a 2,961 with 70 tens to finish 41st out of 44 teams in the high school division. Harrison Hardin was CAM's top shooter with a 282 and 14 tens to rank 19th among ninth grade boys while Hannah Gamble was the team's top female with a 252 and six tens to place 113th out of 189 seventh grade girls.
The Pacers shot a 2,955 with 72 tens to rank 43rd out of 44 teams in the high school division. Switzerland County's top shooter was Ian Lawson with a 287 and 17 tens to rank 10th out of 78 11th grade boys while Anastasia Bragg was the Pacers' top female with a 265 and six tens to rank 25th our of 50 12th grade girls.
For compete results, visit the NASP website at www.nasptournaments.org.