Left: The Shopville Elementary archery team celebrated after they won their second consecutive National Archery in Schools Program State title.

Below left: Shopville Elementary fifth-grader Ryan Hinds won the NASP individual state championship title after he shot a 292.

Below right: Northern Middle School took the NASP state team title in the middle school division. Northern shot a team score of  3,324 to claim the gold trophy.

LOUISVILLE –  For the second year in a row, the Shopville Elementary archery team reigned supreme in the National Archery in Schools Program State Tournament.

Shopville tallied a team score of 3,167 points, 44 more than runner-up Collins Lane Elementary, to claim back-to back NASP state championships. Shopville won the 2014 NASP title over Kentucky Christian Academy.

Northern Middle School won a state team title in the middle school division. Northern scored 3,324 points, beating out Henderson County North Middle School by a mere 18 points.

Shopville Elementary fifth-grader Ryan Hinds claimed an individual state championship as the top shooter among all his elementary male and female competitors.

Hinds fired a 292 to demolish the elementary field, as his nearest competitor was 8 points behind. Hinds nailed the target center circle 22 times out of his 30 total shots.

Hinds finished in second place individually in last year’s NASP World Championships.

In the high school team standings, Pulaski finished in 12th place with 3,355 points and Southwestern finished in 17th place with 3,332 points.

In  the middle school team standings, Southern finished in 23rd place with 3,174 points.

In the elementary standings, Northern placed seventh with 3,059 points, Eubank placed 10th with 3,045 ponts, and Pulaski finished in 34th place with 2,844 points.


Northern fourth-grader Luke Stevens placed second among 4th grade boys and third amongst elementary boys. Stevens shot a 280.

Shopville’s Skylar Cummins shot a 276 to place fifth amongst 4th-grade boys and eighth overall.

Northern’s Owen Alexander shot a 275 to place fourth against other fifth graders and ninth overall.

Northern’s Chance Todd fired a 273 to place seventh amongst fourth-grade boys and 14th overall.

Middle School

Northern Middle School’s Levi Belcher shot a 283 to place fifth amongst 7th-grade boys and 19th overall.

Northern’s Tyler Robbins shot a 283 to place fifth amongst 7th-grade boys and 19th overall.

Southern Middle School’s Katelyn James fired a 282 to place sixth amongst 7th-grade girls and 13th overall.

High School

Pulaski County High School’s Halee Lanigan fired a 290 to place second among junior girls and third overall. Lanigan is the defending NASP World Champion.

Southwestern’s Sarah Purtee fired a 290 to place first amongst senior girls and fourth overall.

Pulaski’s Sarah Burton fired a 289 to place fourth amongst junior girls and seventh overall.

Southwestern High School’s Mahala Burton fired a 288 to place first amongst sophomore girls and ninth overall.

Somerset High School’s Nick Casada fired a 287 to place sixth amongst 9th-grade boys and 43rd overall.

Pulaski’s Allie Cain shot a 286 to place third amongst 9th-grade girls and 13th overall.

Trending Video

Recommended for you