11 Local Archers Win Medals at National Championships

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The weekend of February 22-24, eleven local archers from Music City Archery received medals at the 50th U.S. National Indoor Championships and JOAD National Indoor Championships. A total of 25 archers from Music City Archery participated in the three-day competition in Suwanne, GA.

“We are so proud to see our archers compete on the national stage,” explained Head Coach Jeff Greer. “During this tournament, several of our archers set personal records and it was great to cheer them on during the medal ceremony.”

JOAD Winners:

  • Luke Canter, 2nd place Recurve Bowmen Men
  • Kyler Grissom, 1st place Compound Cub Men
  • Katie Statton, 3rd place Compound Cub Women
  • Keira Yocum, 1st place Barebow Club Women

USA Archery Winners:

  • Luke Canter, 1st place Barebow Bowmen Men
  • Kaytlin Defazio, 1st place Barebow Cub Women
  • Justin Giles, 1st place Barebow Senior Men
  • Christie Jones, 2nd place Barebow Senior Women
  • Ariana Lucas, 3rd place Cub Compound Women
  • Jerry Lindsey, 1st place Longbow Senior Men
  • Jerry Lindsey, 1st place Traditional Recurve Senior Men
  • Mollie Pilkinton, 1st place Barebow Senior Women
  • Katie Statton, 2nd place Compound Cub Women
  • John Willoughby, 3rd place Compound Master Men

USA Archery, the National Governing Body for the Olympic sport of archery hosts the annual U.S. National Indoor Championships. JOAD (Junior Olympic Archery Development) is a nationwide program for youth archers, to help them progress in the sport at their own pace.

Music City Archery is a premier archery training center, based in Franklin, TN. Its coaches are certified through USA Archery and Head Coach, Jeff Greer, is a Level 4 NTS Coach. The center offers training for all levels, as well as a climate-controlled indoor range and retail store. For more information, visit musiccityarchery.com.