Arkansas Trio Stands Tall in National Archery Competition
Louisville, AR -(AmmoLand.com)- Three young archers from the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program placed in the top 10 in their respective divisions during the 2016 NASP National Championship May 12-14.
Over the course of three days, 13,077 young competitors lined up to shoot Olympic-style archery at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. While boys and girls shoot side-by-side during competition and team scores are recorded on a co-ed basis, individual scores are separated by sex as well as age group.
Brody Webb of Acorn High School ranked first among eighth-grade boys nationally and ranked second in the Middle School Division. He ranked sixth among all 6,870 male competitors during the three-day event.
Harli Simmons of Avilla Christian Academy ranked first among all 10th-grade girls, fourth among all high school girls and sixth of 6,027 female archers competing at the event.
Chantry Blake was first among all 11th-grade boys nationally and ranked fifth in the high school boys division. Chantry placed 7th overall among male competitors.
“I couldn’t be prouder for these young shooters and all shooters who made it to the nationals,” said Curtis Gray, …Read the Rest