Highest finish ever at region for Mercer Archery
The Mercer County Archery team competed at the NASP Regional Tournament at Lincoln County High School on Saturday, Feb. 9.
The Titans finished fourth overall, their highest finish ever at the regional tournament.
Junior Bailey Robinson finished 10th overall among females with a score of 287.
Senior Ethan Heard finished 12th among males with a score of 285.
Head Coach Eric Miller was proud of his team’s effort, competing in the toughest region in the state, according to Miller.
“We compete in the toughest region and we weren’t on our ‘A’ game. but this team fought hard on Saturday,” said Miller. “I am so proud of these kids and their resilience to adversity. We keep pulling together as a team and I know if we can every hit on all cylinders at the same time, sky’s the limit.”
Following Robinson, junior Chasity Redfern scored 277, placing 24th. Sophomore Makayla Shearer scored 275, placing 32nd. Freshman Madison Brown scored 272, placing 42nd. Senior Bailey Zammit scored 267, placing 49th. Senior Shelby Baker scored 264, placing 54th. Junior Hannah Johnson scored 259, placing 61st. Freshman Addison Riley scored 255, placing 68th. Senior Teygan Byrd scored 254, placing 70th. Junior Emory Rogers scored 245, placing 86th. Junior Karmen Murray scored 245, placing 87th. Freshman Laci Bailey scored 244, placing 88th. Freshman Cady Shackleford scored 242, placing 91st. Senior Brandi Clark scored 197, placing 112th and freshman Veronica Schroeder scored 196, placing 113th.
Following Heard, senior Justin Feeback scored 278, placing 28th. Senior Austin Butts scored 277, placing 30th. Sophomore Blain Flach scored 275, placing 34th. Senior Ryan Rivera scored 273, placing 38th. Freshman Mason Brown scored 269, placing 48th. Sophomore Michael McLaughlin scored 268, placing 52nd. Senior Cole Clark scored 267, placing 53rd. Freshman Joseph Ward scored 265, placing 58th. Freshman Kameron Sparrow scored 262, placing 62nd. Sophomore Trevor Allen scored 255, placing 74th. Junior Levi Patton scored 250, placing 82nd. Freshman Christian Lanham scored 247, placing 88th. Freshman Ian Spillane scored 245, placing 90th. Freshman Lee Abrams scored 240, placing 98th. Sophomore Douglas Cooper scored 239, placing 100th. Sophomore Hunter Crowley scored 238, placing 103rd. Junior Kyler Miller scored 225, placing 114th and freshman Noah Rhodes scored 219, placing 115th.
The next competition for Mercer Archery will be at the Northern Kentucky Nockdown on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Georgetown Middle School.