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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/14/13) – Teams from Henderson County Schools competed at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) national tournament conducted at the Kentucky Expo Center and Freedom Hall in Louisville on May 10 and 11.

The top four females and top four males in the tournament competed in a scholarship shoot off. Riley Mabe from South Middle School and Maggie Melton from Henderson County High School were two of the nation’s top four female shooters. Riley Mabe placed first in the shoot off, earning $10,000 in scholarship funds. Maggie Melton earned $2,500 in scholarship funds. Both girls were selected as members of the All-American Team giving them the opportunity to be goodwill ambassadors to South Africa in July 2013. While serving as goodwill ambassadors, they will teach archery at local schools and will compete against teams from other countries.
The highest possible score is 3600. The following teams placed in their respective divisions:
Henderson County High School competed against 156 teams in the high school division and placed second with a score of 3440.
North Middle and South Middle, Holy Name Middle Schools competed against 158 teams in the middle school division. North Middle placed 16th with a score of 3270, South Middle placed 28th with a score of 3238, and Holy Name Middle places 40th with a score of 3206.
Holy Name Elementary, Spottsville Elementary, Niagara Elementary, Cairo Elementary, and Bend Gate Elementary competed against 107 teams in the elementary division. Holy Name placed 24th with a score of 3123, Spottsville placed 59th with a score of 3036; Niagara placed 76th with a score of 2984; Cairo placed 77th with a score of 2978; and Bend Gate placed 95th with a score of 2918.
The following students received individual recognition (with the highest possible score of 300):

Holy Name Elementary student Nate Wood placed second with a score of 282 in the fourth grade male division;

Cairo Elementary student Spencer Barlett placed first with a score of 287 in the fifth grade male division;

South Middle School student Riley Mabe placed first with a score of 295 in the middle school female division.
Two Henderson County High School students earned top scores. Maggie Melton placed third with a score of 295 and Jessica Byrne placed fourth with a score of 293 in the high school female division.

A total of 9426 students from 28 various states competed in this year’s competition, including 1954 elementary males, 1440 elementary females, 1811 middle school males, 1283 middle school females, 1614 High school males, and 1324 high school females.

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