The Bethlehem Shooting Stars competed in the NASP National Championship on Saturday, May 14, in Louisville, Ken. The tournament was held at the Kentucky Exposition and Convention Center which hosted 12,897 archers from 41 states over three days.
The Shooting Stars finished 17th out of 156 teams in the elementary division with a score of 3,114.
The Stars were led by State Champion and National Runner-up Conyer Smith, who placed second out of 1,968 archers in the boys elementary division and 42nd out of 6,870 overall boys in all divisions. With his second-place finish, Smith qualifies for the World Championship to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C. later this month.
The team also qualifies to compete in the World Championship.
Other top shooters were Carson Royal (271), Kohl Cato (267), Nicole Dume (265), Mason Peppers (264), Ashley Knowles (260), Jeremiah Byrd (260), Arwen Maurer (252), Easton Watts (252), Tyler Ferro (246), Braydon Butler (244) and AJ Mack (241). Team members include, front row, Abigail Rhoades, Hannah Sullivan, Dylan Ceraso, Mason Peppers, Kohl Cato, Carson Royal, Ben Adams, Jahmal Wallace, Erin Ryoul and Nicole Dume; back row, Coach Brandi Duke, Kayla Wilson, Ashley Knowles, Arwen Maurer, AJ Mack, Kayleigh Harper, Conyer Smith, Braydon Butler, Jeremiah Byrd, Tyler Ferro, Easton Watts and Coach Ronney Miller.
Registration for the 2016 Barrow County Leisure Services youth softball and baseball seasons are currently ongoing.
Registration is now open for youth softball and baseball registration through Friday, Feb. 19, for girls and boys ages 4 through 16. Volunteer coaches are are also needed.
Registration takes place at the Leisure Services Center, 175 2nd St. in Winder, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
For softball information, contact Megan Myers by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 770-307-3024.
For baseball registration information, contact Sara Call by email at email@example.com, or by calling 770-307-3024.
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