Dominion Ridge Academy hosts successful archery tournament

provided by Carrie Hill

Dominion Ridge Academy (DRA) hosted a successful archery tournament this past Saturday, October 21st in Front Royal.

The event attracted 62 archers from five public and private educational institutions from as far away as Southern Maryland.

This tournament demonstrated outstanding marksmanship by several DRA students.

The highlight of the event was by high school sophomore Madison McCoid, who not only scored first place for high school girls with a score of 286 out of 300, but also the tournament leader.

Further notable achievements from DRA archers included:

  • Elementary boys:
    • Jenson George – 1st Place
    • Levi Hill – 2nd Place
    • Nikolaus Leypoldt – 3rd Place
  • Elementary girls:
    • River Plott-D’Elia – 1st Place
  • Middle School boys:
    • Logan McCoid – 2nd Place
  • Middle School girls:
    • Avery Philpot – 1st Place
    • Paige Fletcher-Perez – 2nd Place
    • Abigail Winner – 3rd Place
  • High School girls:
    • Madison McCoid – 1st Place

Coach Jason Herndon, reflecting on the event, shared, “The progress and accomplishments of our students have been wonderful to witness. Several have surpassed their personal bests, making this tournament particularly special.”

DRA eagerly anticipates hosting more such events, underlining its commitment to promoting skill, sportsmanship, and fostering a community spirit among students.

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