Newberry archers compete in school district tournament

By Kevin boozer

February 5, 2014

Top girl finishers, from left to right, were first place, Sarah Bryant; second place, Chloe Minick; third place, a tie with Ady Ahsmore and Reagan Peel; fourth place Ashlyn Kinardl; and fifth place, Janiyah Epps.

The top five boy shooters were, left to right, Grayson Long, fifth place; Casey Stevens, fourth place; Stanton Hester, third place; Cole Bouknight, second place; and Harmon Vinson, first place.

Janiya Epps did Whitmire Community School proud, finishing fifth place overall among girls.

Allen Brazell, left, checks out the competition before getting set to shoot.

Coach Dianne Cotney from Pomaria-Garmany Elementary presents an award for sharp shooting.

McKenna Shealy selects an arrow for her compound bow.

Tyler Bouknight, right, checks his target during the competition.

Grayson Long relaxes after a hard day’s work on the archery range.

Pomaria-Garmany Elementary Media Specialist Christi Vinson helped emcee the event.

Reagan White watches her arrow as it hits the target.

Students have the opportunity, if they score well enough, to compete at the state level in March.