Hardin Co. Schools’ Archery Teams Compete at Nationals

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Several local schools recently represented Hardin County in the NASP Archery Nationals Tournament. Schools that competed in the Nationals Tournament include: G.C Burkhead, St. James (both elementary and middle school divisions), Bluegrass Middle, East Hardin,  and John Hardin.

From May 11 – 13, over 14,000 students from around the county competed at the NASP Archery Nationals Tournament at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY. Over the course of the tournament, students competed in 3D challenges, along with accuracy competitions.

Hardin County Schools was represented by a total of six teams, from five schools, from grades four through twelve at the Nationals Tournament. Here are the results from each school:

Elementary Division:

  • GC Burkhead scored a 2809, and placed 153rd out of 180 Elementary School teams.
  • St. James scored a 2926, and placed 97th out of 180 Elementary School teams.

Middle School Division:

  • Bluegrass Middle scored a 3163, and placed 121 out of 242 Middle School teams.
  • St. James scored a 3040, and placed 218 out of 242 Middle School teams.
  • East Hardin Middle scored a 3007, and placed 231 out of 242 Middle School teams.

High School Division:

  • John Hardin scored a 3307, and placed 86 out of 248 High School teams.

(John Hardin was the only high school from Hardin County that competed in Nationals)


3D Challenge:

  • Bluegrass Middle scored a 1550, and placed 49 out of 89 schools
  • John Hardin scored a 1655, and placed 36 out of 108 schools

G.C Burkhead, and St. James (elementary), Bluegrass Middle, and John Hardin all qualified to compete at the NASP Worlds Tournament in Orlando, FL. July 21 – 22.

Congratulations to all of our Hardin County teams that competed at the Nationals Tournament, and we wish the best of luck to those who are moving on to compete at the Worlds Tournament.

We currently only have photos of Bluegrass and John Hardin Archery teams; if you have photos of other teams, or any other information regarding the tournament, please let us know so we can adjust the article accordingly!


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