Trigg County High School has capped off a remarkable season, winning the Archery in Schools World Competition Sunday in St. Louis. The world title is the second straight for the Arrowcats and ends a season that saw them also win the state and national title earlier this year.
Junior Jake McNab shot a 293 out of a possible 300 to finish 8th in the high school division and 10th overall among all male shooters.
Lucas Hyde and Shaye Patterson shot a 292 for the Arrowcats, and freshman Elizabeth Wagoner added a 290. Other top finishers for Trigg County included Sarah Shipley (289), Brent Jones (288), and Kaila Cunningham (288).
Patterson finished third among high school females, while Wagoner was fifth, Shipley sixth, and Cunningham eighth.
Trigg County High shot a total score of 3,425, which was eight points more than second place Alma Bryant High School from Alabama. The total was actually 28 points less than what Trigg shot in winning both the state and national titles earlier this year.
Madison Central High School in Richmond finished in fourth, Meade County was fifth, and state runner-up Henderson County was sixth.
Trigg County Middle School shot a 3,264 and finished eighth overall. Clay Stevens led the middle schoolers with a score of 293, which tied McNab for the highest score of the weekend by an Arrowcat. Stevens was seventh overall among all male shooters and second in the middle school division.
Kaylin Smith shot a 291 and was the second-best female middle schooler at the competition, while Kimberlee Shelton had a 286 and finished seventh among middle school females.
Caudill Middle School in Richmond finished first with 3,355 points. Anderson County Middle School was fourth.
Trigg County Intermediate School finished in fourth place at the world competition with 3,201 points. Woodlawn, Georgia won the division with 3,320 points.
Tyler Freeman led the Trigg County Intermediate School with a score of 275, followed by Shaun Terrell (274), Heather Joiner (273), and Kierslyn Thomas (270).