This past weekend The William E. Hays Nockbusters held their 4th annual Archery Tournament. We had close to three hundred archers attend from sixteen different schools. Our High School team placed 1st overall and our Junior High School team placed 2nd.
The following archers placed in the top 3 in their grade level:
Grade 7 Girls - Piper Simpson 1st & Jen Bohn 2nd
Grade 8 Boys - Deacon Barclay 2nd
Grade 8 Girls - Gena McClung 3rd
Grade 9 Boys - Sorin Shafer 3rd
Grade 10 Boys - Owen McClung 2nd
Grade 10 Girls - Evie Blake 3rd
Grade 11 Boys - Ryan Yates 1st and Nick Deaver 2nd
Grade 12 Boys - Talyor Knudston 1st and Hunter Maginn 2nd
Grade 12 Girls - Emily Barclay 1st
Emily Barclay was also the Top Archer of the tournament! As this is our first tournament of our season the coaches are very pleased with all our archers. Our archers made Stettler proud. Coaches would like to thank all the parents who helped us run this tournament. We couldn't do it without you! Stettler Knockbuster archers continue to Castor on February 21st, Wetaskwin on February 29th, Ardrossan on March 7th, Provincials on March 13th, Smoky Lake on April 4th and Nationals on April 24th.
Article by Stettler Knockbusters Coach, Tanja Bessette
Photos provided by Jacquelin Paterson, Tricia Wagner and Randy Barclay