On Saturday, March 11, 2017, the Deputy Deadeyes Archery team competed at the NASP State Tournament and brought home a STATE TITLE! As a team, the Deadeyes shot 103 bullseyes for a combined team score of 3,110 points to finish first among 32 elementary teams.
Deputy Elementary fifth graders Cole Bechman and Brooklynn Hazelwood each placed fifth overall in elementary boys and girls classes respectively. Cole shot a 273 with 11 bullseyes and finished with a state ranking of 3rd out of 167 fifth grade boys in the state. Brooklynn shot a 273 with 10 bullseyes and finished with a state ranking of 4th out of 160 fifth grade girls in the state.
Team members included (left to right): front row Ruby Willoughby, Bridgett Boles, Michelle Hatton, Sean Neff, and Laura Boles. Second row: Tracent Chatham, Addie Stitsworth, Allison Palmer, Sydney Huff, Autumn Ross, Brooklyn Hazelwood, Maysha Wells, Nicolas Smith, Layne Laufer, Emma Laufer, and Creedence Helton. Third row: Coach Chris Calhoun, Emma Richey, Sydney Amburgey, Ryanne Rose, Ryan Stoner, Cole Bechman, Jacob Smith, Kye Johnson, Coach Jennifer Amburgey, and Chloe Graham.