Student-athletes from several Madison County schools turned in excellent performances last weekend in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Championships in Nashville.
Local shooters competed in both the bullseye and IBO 3D competitions.
Archers earned an automatic bid to the events by finishing in the top 100 in the NASP Nationals earlier this year.
Others qualified for the championships by competing in an open events on Thursday in Nashville.
Model Laboratory's Hannah Ramsey had the top individual in her age group of any Madison County competitor last weekend.
She shot a 292 (23) and finished fourth out of 469 competitors in the girls bullseye middle school competition. That score also ranked her 14th out of more than 1,200 female shooters in all the divisions combined.
Madison Central took third place in the high school bullseye team competition. The Indians finished with a team score of 3,420 (212 10s).
Thomas Fletcher led the way for the Indians. The junior posted a mark of 294 (25, 10s), which was the 14th best out of 400 boys in the high school division.
Matthew Saylor shot a 292 (22) and had the seventh-best score of any 10th grade boys in the competition.
Logan McDonald shot a 290 (21), Matthew Rieck shot a 289 (20), Carson Carlisle posted a mark of 2887 (19) and Elizabeth Thomas shot a 283 (17), which was the 20th best score of any high school senior female in the event.
Other top finishers for Central included: Noah Simon (283), Colby Bryner (283), Angel Thompson (282), Quentin Barnes (282), Michael Haddix (280), Toni Hocker (278), Freedom Waters (277), Abby Rose (277 and Christa Murphy (277).
Madison Southern finished 38th in the high school bullseye team competition.
Rain Beals had the top mark for the Eagles. Her score of 291 (22) was 16th out of 417 girls in the high school division.
Other top finishers for Southern included: Ansley Cornelius (281), Ashlin Rogers (277), Timberlee Reed (275) and Hunter Bolin (274),
Glenn Marshall finished 14th in the elementary school division in the bullseye event.
Zoey Pinson (266) had the top score for the Mustangs. Other top finishers for Glenn Marshall included: Tanner Satterfield (263), Eden Jewell (262), Matthew Harding (260) and Kricket Hardin (260).
Kingston Elementary was 25th. The top scorers for the Trojans were Casen Mills (269), Brayden Cooper (264), Brentley Hankins (264) Vanessa Workman (255) and Chloie Miller (254).
Shannon Johnson took 26th in the elementary school division.
The top scorers for the Hawks were Madison Smith (264), Henry Lester (259), Jaquarious Augustin (253), Levi Kirby (242) and Braxton Stittums (241).
In the middle school division of the bullseye competition, Farristown took 20th place.
The top scorers for the Flyers were Isabella Floyd (277), Natalie Davis (277), Shea Ramirez (274), Abby Rose (266) and Tyler Hacker (266).
Clark-Moores finished 38th.
The top scorers for the Braves included: Meredith Campbell (273), Dillan Moore (273), Connor Eaves (273), Jared Culton (266) and Christopher Mills (266).
Many other shooters competed in the NASP bullseye championship competition as individuals.
Madison Middle's Mayci Roach posted a score of 286 (19). That mark was the 24th-best out of 469 shooters in the girls middle school division and 15th-best out of 167 eighth-grade girls.
B. Michael Caudill had two student-athletes compete in the bullseye event.
Aiden Howard shot a 284 (18), which was the 18th-best score of any seventh-grade boys and Ellie Martin shot a 284 (15), which was 14th-best score of any seventh-grade girl.
Model's Joey Risser had a score of 283 (16). That mark was 31st-best out of 122 10th-grade boys in the competition.
Model's Rebecca Smith (283, 15 10s), had the 18th-best score of any seventh-grade girls in the world event.
Model's Daphne Cobb shot a 258.
Boonesborough Elementary's Leigha Pinson shot a 276, which was 23rd-best by any girl in the elementary division.
Boonesborough's Burak Gosney shot a 265.
IBO 3D Championship
Madison Central had the top team finish of any Madison County school in the NASP IBO 3D Championship last weekend.
The Indians had a total team score of 1,692 (109) and finished seventh.
Thomas Fletcher had a score of 290 (23), which was the third-highest mark of 11th-grade male shooter in the competition.
Carson Carlisle and Matthew Rieck both shot a 286 (21).
Other top finishers for the Indians included: Quentin Barnes (282), Matthew Saylor (281), Jaley-Anne Dixon (278) and Logan McDonald (277).
Model finished 19th in the high school division.
Joey Risser (286, 18) had the 16th-best score of any 10th-grade male shooter in the competition.
Rebecca Smith shot a 282 (16). That mark was the ninth-best by any seventh-grade girl in the event.
Other top finishers for Model included: Hannah Ramsey (277), Leah Smith (277), Mikaila Risser (275), Morgan Foster (273), Virginia Creech (270) and John Graham.
In the elementary division, Boonesborough placed 16th.
Leigha Pinson led the way for the Bears, posting a mark of 264 (9), which was 29th-best by any fifth-grade girl.
Other top finishers for Boonesborough included: Burak Gosney (259), Kian Rizarri (244), Jacob Sommers (205) and Emily James (181).
Many other shooters competed in the NASP 3D World Championship as individuals.
Madison Middle School's Mayci Roach was among top finishers in her age group. She shot a 282 (15) was 25th-best out of 283 middle school girls and 11th-best out of all eighth-grade girls in the competition.
B. Michael Caudill's Ellie Martin shot a 276 (15) and ranked 17th of out of 109 seventh-grade girls.
Caudill's Aiden Howard (276) had the 19th-best mark of any seventh-grade boy in the event.
Caudill's Cayla Fox shot a 268 (9).