Washington High School archery team competes at nationals
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - This past weekend several members of the Washington Archery Club competed at the National Archery Competition.
The high school team finished 142nd out of the 475 schools that qualified for the tournament. The team scored 3,208 points with 126 bull’s-eyes. That score placed the Washington archers in the top 30 percent in the United States.
Leading the team at the tournament was John Sands, who scored 289 out of a possible 300 points. He had 19 bull’s-eyes. Sands finished 81st out of 5,734 boys and 13th for his age division.
Jade Wells was the next best shooter for Washington. She scored 281 out of a possible 300 points. She had 15 bull’s-eyes. Wells placed 179th out of 4,709 girls and 35th for her age division.
The tournament also held a 3D shoot for the first time. High scorers were Ryan Waite with 268 points. Waite finished 212 out of 1,128 boys and 25th in his age division. Alex Sinn shot a 258, finished 176 out of 875 girls, and 21st in her age division.