The Northwest Missouri Eagle Archery Team will be competing at Missouri State competition March 22 and 23 in Branson, Missouri. The team competed in the second annual Northland Christian State Qualifying tournament in Kansas City on Saturday, January 25, and qualified for state competition with a score of 3,109 points placing second in the high school division. Seven of the 23 Eagle Archers finished in the top 10 in their division. Britney Wright shot a 283 and received first in the high school girls division and Brett Wright shot a 277 and placed third in the middle school boys division. A total of 19 schools, 15 teams, and 325 archers competed in the tournament.
The Eagles Team is comprised of the following shooters: Rock Port – Ethan Lucas, Caleb Lucas, Ryan Lucas, and Rebekah Lucas; Maitland – Aiden James and Isaac Haer; Oregon – Aaron Riley; Fairfax – Garrett Sheldon, Cameron Sheldon, Lydia Sheldon, Oliver Smith, and Charlie Smith; Mound City – Courteney Gordon, Hunter Gordon, Cole Gillenwater, Cade Gillenwater, Jacey Rader, Audrey Gibson, Britney Wright, Blade Wright, Bentley Wright, and Brett Wright; Craig – Julianna Binder and Clayton Binder.