Rusk archery team competes in Spring Fling
Rusk Archery team members pictured are (standing from left) Carson Corley, Tucker Goff, Dalton Martin, Jeran Driver, Jake Creamer, Dordane Johnson, Colleen Dover, Megan Rains, Mason Rains, Jordyn Goswick, Jo Micah Peterson, Emily Pierce, Colton Morris, Gabriel Bradshaw, Joe Eckel, (front row) Kennzie Norton, Hagen Hassell, Aubrey Hassell, Katee Morris, Jessica Humphries and Skylie Watson.
The Rusk archery team, consisting of three intermediate, 15 junior high and 18 high school students, participated in the Kaufman Spring Fling archery tournament Friday, March 1.
In a National Archery in Schools Program (NASP), the team members compete in individual divisions as well as on a team.
All archers shoot a standard Genesis compound bow without modification.
An archery team consists of 12-24 archers with a minimum of four male and four female students.
In a NASP archery tournament, archers shoot three rounds each at 10 and 15 meters. A single round is worth a possible 50 points total, with a perfect final score being 300.
Rusk archers scored from 111 to 274 points at the Kaufman Spring Fling. Dalton Martin earned the high score of 274.
The Rusk Junior High and High School archery teams also competed in the Texas State Archery Qualifying Tournament. The teams qualified for the state tournament in Belton on Friday, March 29.
The archery coaches include Joe Eckel, Megan Morris, Heather Dover, Michael Russell, Kasey Posey and Terry Reynolds.
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