Archers from West Jessamine and East Jessamine high schools placed fourth and fifth, respectively, in The Providence School’s pre-regional tournament Saturday at the Providence Activity Center.
More than 900 archers representing 31 central-Kentucky schools participated in the event.
The event was a pre-qualifying tournament for this weekend’s KHSAA regional qualifying tournament, which will also be at the PAC center.
CJ Barnes of West Jessamine came in fourth overall for high-school males with an impressive score of 288. Barnes came in third place at the Fayette County Invitational Jan. 21.
More than 2,500 people attended the event, according to Grace Burns with TPS.
East Jessamine archers totaled 3,142 points, led by Chase Ardery’s 284. Hunter Barnes finished with 265 points.
Ashley Cravens was East’s top girls archer with 265 points, while Kyla Gelston was not far off the pace with 263 points.
In addition to Barnes’ performance, West Jessamine’s Jon Mark Bickert finished with 248 points.
Audrey Fitch paced West girls’ archers with 249 points.
As a team, West finished with 3,153 points.
Anderson County’s team placed first with 3,373 points, followed by Western Hills with 3,354. Dunbar High School finished third with 3,216.