Namoi Valley Archers held a 3 arrow animal round on Sunday with a big field taking to the Boundary range in perfect weather conditions. Wade Hudson was is top form in the Compound division setting a new club record on his way to a good win with Phillip Porter also shooting well to take second place with Ben Stubbs grabbing third. John Clark finished on top in the Open Division after a consistent round with Steve Jaeger finishing second. Stuart Dolbel had to work hard to hold off the rapidly improving Matt Sinclair for third. Amy Stubbs scored a hard fought win in the Junior compound contest from Shane Thompson with Hayden Riordan in third. Matt Jauja is starting to show the benefits of hard work at the practice butts returning a top class score in Junior Open. Cameron Boxsell finished second after a personal best score with Sebastian Donovan in third. The club will be back in action this Sunday with competitors taking the chance to prepare for the Northern NSW Branch Invitational ABA tournament to be held in Gunnedah on April 19 and 20.
Open – John Clark 1135, Steve Jaeger 1100, Stuart Dolbel 1080, Matt Sinclair 1065, Josh Dolbel 920, Matthew Whitman 905, Gordon White 800, Rob Steele 765, Mark Stevenson 690, Denise Stevenson 605,Lloyd Jauja 365.
Compound – Wade Hudson 1045, Phillip Porter 920, Ben Stubbs 575, Karen Hudson 520, James Finlay 505, Shelly Porter 330, Ann Stubbs 310, Keegan Patrick 305.
Traditional – Darrell Hudson 710, Peter Stubbs 590.
Bowhunter – Greg Donovan 1030, James Higham 865, Diana Finlay 430.
Olympic – Ken Thompson 795.
Junior Compound – Amy Stubbs 485, Shane Thompson 465, Hayden Riordan 330.
Junior Open – Matthew Jauja 1015, Cameron Boxsell 895, Sebastian Donovan 790, James Boxsell 580.
Cub compound – Mitchell Finlay 765, Christopher Patrick 660, Jackelyn Patrick 230.
Cub Open – Bill Higham 715, Jack Higham 630, Jessica Sinclair 565, Sophie Donovan 430, Meg Jaeger 355, Krystal Jauja 290.
Cub Traditional – Sammy Patrick 305, Curtis Riordan 305, Samuel Jauja 175, Emily Jaeger 80.