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Letcher archers dominate regionals




The LCC archery program has two teams, which placed first and second at the 12th regional tournament of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held in the LCC gymnasium over the weekend. Members of the archery team are Jackson Adams, Savannah Adams, Katelyn Back, Holly Baker, Jordan Boggs, Seth Boggs, Lakelyn Cole, Taylor Collier, Sabrina Collins, Casey Cook, Tyler Cornett, Aaron Creech, Ethan Davis, Tyler Daylong, Joseph Ellish, Austin Eversole, Dakota Fernandez, Laneikah Fleming, Mackinze Fox, Jacob Gibson, Kirsten Gibson, Dakota Gilliam, Cody Hampton, Peyton Harvey, Kiara Hollifield, Casey Jones, Robert Kiser, Hayley McHone, Graham McKinney, Halie Moushon, Zack Raleigh, Keona Reynolds, Colton Riffe, Madisyn Sexton, Jace Stewart, Hailey Stamper, Whitney Stamper, Nick Stevens, Danielle Sturgill, Jordan Webb, Austin Whitaker, Brandi Whitaker, Brittany Whitaker, Dylan Wright and Gracia Wright. The team is coached by Michael Sexton.

The LCC archery program has two teams, which placed first and second at the 12th regional tournament of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held in the LCC gymnasium over the weekend. Members of the archery team are Jackson Adams, Savannah Adams, Katelyn Back, Holly Baker, Jordan Boggs, Seth Boggs, Lakelyn Cole, Taylor Collier, Sabrina Collins, Casey Cook, Tyler Cornett, Aaron Creech, Ethan Davis, Tyler Daylong, Joseph Ellish, Austin Eversole, Dakota Fernandez, Laneikah Fleming, Mackinze Fox, Jacob Gibson, Kirsten Gibson, Dakota Gilliam, Cody Hampton, Peyton Harvey, Kiara Hollifield, Casey Jones, Robert Kiser, Hayley McHone, Graham McKinney, Halie Moushon, Zack Raleigh, Keona Reynolds, Colton Riffe, Madisyn Sexton, Jace Stewart, Hailey Stamper, Whitney Stamper, Nick Stevens, Danielle Sturgill, Jordan Webb, Austin Whitaker, Brandi Whitaker, Brittany Whitaker, Dylan Wright and Gracia Wright. The team is coached by Michael Sexton.

The Letcher County Central High School archery team is headed back to the state tournament in Louisville for the fourth year in a row.

“I couldn’t be any prouder of these kids,” said Michael Sexton, LCC head archery coach. “These kids work really hard.”

The LCC archery program has two teams, which placed first and second at the 12th Region tournament of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held in the LCC gymnasium over the weekend. Both teams will compete in the state tournament on March 17 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

Nine LCC girl archers and eight of the boy archers scored in the top 10 in each of their divisions at the regional competition. “Congrats to Sabrina Collins, top female shooter overall and Aaron Creech finished second overall,” said Sexton.

Sexton said out of out 300 schools in the state, LCC is ranked eighth.

“I don’t think anybody ever dreamed that archery would take off as fast and as big as it has in these schools,” said Sexton. I’m proud of them. They do an awesome job. ” e

Th archery team placed eighth out of 48 teams at world competition in Missouri this past summer.


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