3 Titans with personal bests
The Mercer County archery Titans competed at the NASP Region 10 Tournament at Lincoln County High School on Saturday, Feb. 8.
The Titans finished 7th out of 15 total teams in the competition.
“This is without a doubt one of the toughest regions in the entire state,” said Head Coach Eric Miller. “The addition of a few schools has grown this tournament of 900 archers to 1500. We had three archers earn personal bests. I am super proud of the effort of this team, we just fell short this weekend. We just have to pick up the pieces and put it back together at our next practice.”
Senior Bailey Robinson was the top female archer for Mercer County, shooting 282 out of 300, placing 14th out of 159 total competitors.
After Robinson, junior Makayla Shearer shot 278, placing 29th. Sophomore Madison Brown shot 269, placing 59th. Sophomore Chase Flach shot 266, placing 72nd. Junior Karmen Murray shot a personal best 266, placing 73rd. Senior Emory Rogers shot 264, placing 77th. Senior Hannah Johnson shot 254, placing 100th. Sophomore Laci Bailey shot 253, placing 107th. Sophomore Addison Riley shot 252, placing 115th and sophomore Veronica Schroeder placed 152nd with a score of 212.
Junior Michael McLaughlin was the top male archer for the Titans, shooting 282, placing 25th out of 149 total competitors.
After McLaughlin, sophomore Kameron Sparrow shot 278, placing 31st. Sophomore Lee Abrams shot 271, placing 55th. Junior Blain Flach shot 264, placing 78th. Freshman Luke Coleman shot 259, placing 97th. Sophomore Ian Spillane shot a personal best 258, placing 98th. Freshman Garrett Clark shot 257, placing 101st. Freshman Nolan Johnson shot 256, placing 102nd. Freshman Caleb Revel shot a personal best 251, placing 113th. Sophomore Christian Lanham shot 249, placing 118th. Freshman Kamron Maddox shot 243, placing 124th. Freshman Landon Claunch shot 229, placing 138th and freshman Michael Shearer placed 147th with a score of 180.
The Titans will be back on the range when they take part in the pre-state warm up on Saturday, Feb. 22.