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Student Archers Set Sights On National Competition

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Kansas -(Ammoland.com)- 219 schools currently offer the Kansas Archery in the Schools program PRATT ­– Kansas Archery in the Schools hosted its fifth annual state archery tournament, Saturday, April 5, at Clearwater High School, southwest of Wichita.

Three hundred and twenty students vied for a chance to compete at nationals. Of those 320 archers, three teams and 60 individual competitors qualified for the National Archery in the Schools tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, May 9-10.

Operating under the umbrella of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) program, the Kansas archery program is aimed at promoting international-style target archery among students in grades 4-12. With the help of KDWPT and NASP, program coordinators are able to introduce archery as a fun, lifelong activity to young people who may have never taken up the sport otherwise.

Students from 11 communities competed this year, including: Anthony, Clay Center, Clearwater, Erie, Tribune, Holton, Hugoton, Kingman, Neodesha, Olathe, and Rose Hill.

Competing in three divisions, elementary school (4-6), middle school (7-8), or high school (9-12), participants are required to shoot five arrows in each of the three rounds from a distance of 10 meters and a distance of 15 meters.

A score of 300 points is considered perfect, which would be scores of 10 on each of the 30 total arrows they can be scored on.

Individual winners in each grade division are as follows:

GIRLS

  • Avery Schill, 264, Clearwater Elementary
  • Tatyana Miner, 278, Clearwater Middle School *Top overall score, top female score
  • Amber Asbury, 266, Clearwater High School

BOYS

  • Richard Wolf, 260, Clearwater Elementary
  • Daniel Schule, 274, Clearwater Middle School
  • Kyle Reed, 277, Clearwater High School *Top male score

 

Clearwater school teams placed first in all divisions. The top 10 boy and girl competitors from each grade division from any of the participating schools also qualified for nationals.

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