Namoi Valley Archers held the first 3D event for the year on Sunday with a big field competing in perfect summer weather conditions. The competition was held over 2 rounds with the day starting with a 3 arrow round followed by the high pressure 1 arrow round. Course designers Greg Donovan, Lloyd Jauja and Stuart Dolbel presented a top class layout for the day with superb target placement testing archers of all abilities. The Sighted division was hotly contested with John Clark returning two solid rounds to claim the win from Stuart Dolbel who just held off a much improved Greg Scott in a tense battle for the minor placings. Wendi Murrell continued her recent run of good form scoring an impressive win in the Compound contest with Karen Hudson taking second place with Ann Stubbs in third. Darrell Hudson continued his dominance in the Traditional event with Phillip greenwood grabbing second with Michael Patrick in third. Sebastian Donovan showed his liking for the 3D format recording a good win in Junior Sighted with Zac Hayne taking second with newcomer Ben Martin in third. The next club shoot will be held on March 13th.
Sighted – John Clark 772, Stuart Dolbel 756, Greg Scott 752, Bernie Hayne 744, Lloyd Jauja 734, Greg Donovan 730, John Finn 728, Anthony Morris 714, Gordon White 712, James Bush 712, Petr Bush 668, Denise Stevenson 628, Andrew Springall 620, Gordon MacAulay 586, Matt Hodgman 302, Kim Jauja 282.
Compound – Wendi Murrell 588, Karen Hudson 574, Ann Stubbs 478.
Traditional – Darrell Hudson 620, Phillip Greenwood 524, Michael Patrick 518, peter Stubbs 502, Mark Stevenson 396, Matt Sinclair 342, Sharon Boyd 156.
Junior Sighted – Sebastian Donovan 730, Zac Hayne 720, Ben Martin 620,
Junior Barebow – Jarrod Stubbs 520, Christopher Patrick 418, Alex Boyd 310.
Cub Barebow – Stacey Scott 512, Sammy Patrick 340, Haylee Murrell 326, Kaytlyn Murrell 232, Cody MacAulay 146, Kaitlyn MacAulay 100, Emylie Murrell 50.
Cub Sighted – Callum Urquhart 652, Sophie Donovan 320.