OUTDOORS: Anderson students place high in state archery competition

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By The Staff

Anderson County High School students recently participated in the Kentucky State Indoor Archery Championships, held at Chickasaw Archery Club in Shepherdsville. Frederick won first place in the Youth Female Freestyle Division and was awarded the Jake and Vi Thompson Award for high overall female youth shooter. She scored a 294 out of a possible 300 points.

Gamble took first place in the Youth Female Bowhunter Division with a score of 260.

Ethan Steele, with a 300 and 55 x's, took second place while Justin Mehs took third in the Young Adult Male Freestyle Division.

All are part of the National Archery in the Schools Program and entered the competition “to extend their archery experience and compete in other archery disciplines such as Indoor Target and Outdoor 3D Target competitions,” according to coach Dave Frederick.