Area archers on The Providence School archery team rank among some of the best in the world after competing at the third annual National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) World Archery Tournament last month. The Providence School had 21 archers competing against more than 1,000 in Orlando, Fla. on Oct. 7-9.
The team is comprised of middle- and high-school students from East Jessamine, West Jessamine and Providence.
Haley Day had the top finish of the girls from Jessamine County competing. The sophomore had a score of 280 with 17 10s, eight nines and four eights. She placed sixth in high-school girls and 38th for all girls.
Trinity Moore scored 267, the best finish for a middle-school girl from the area. She placed 18th for middle-school girls.
Frank Pape, a freshman, scored a 272 for the boys’ squad. He hit 11 10s, 12 nines and five eights. He placed 18th for high-school boys and 136th overall.