DNR’s archery state tourney draws shooters from 64 schools to Marshall

April 12, 2019 GMT

The Herald-Dispatch

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Ripley High School, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School and Bridge/Clendenin Elementary School took top honors March 30 when the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources hosted the 14th West Virginia Archery in the Schools State Tournament at Marshall University.

About 550 students from 64 schools participated.

John Marshall High School senior Josh Baker was the top overall male shooter. Jacob Blair from Chapmanville Middle School and Jesse Chandler from Lakeside Elementary were also first-place winners.

Petersburg High School freshman Danielle Fridley was the top overall female shooter. Lydia Ratz from Chapmanville Middle School and Lilli Slater from Bridge/Clendenin Elementary were other winners.

The top team and top 10 individuals from each division received bids to compete in the 2019 NASP National Tournament on May 9-11 in Louisville, Kentucky. Other teams which meet specific qualifying scores will also be able to participate.

For full tournament information, visit www.wvdnr.gov/archery/tournament.shtm.

West Virginia Archery in the Schools State Tournament

March 30

Marshall University


High School: 1. Ripley; 2. Shady Spring; 3. John Marshall; 4. Herbert Hoover; 5. Buckhannon-Upshir; 6. Cabell Midland; 7. Midland Trail.

Middle School: 1. Buckhannon-Upshur; 2. Ripley; 3. Shady Spring; 4. Winfield; 5. Elkview; 6. Poca; 7. West Teays.

Elementary School: 1. Bridge/Clendenin; 2. Maysville; 3. Hollywood; 4. Lakeside; 5. Kanawha; 6. George Washington; 7. Hurricane.



1. Danielle Fridley, Petersburg High

2. Lydia Ratz, Chapmanville High

3. Sara Hughart, Ripley High

4. Kaylee Toler, Ripley High

5. Ally Lane, Pocahontas Co. High

6. Netis Woodall, Poca Middle

7. Maria Workman, Pocahontas Co. High

8. Abilene Supers, Upshur County, home-schooled

9. Rachel Baker, Shady Spring High

10. Jaiden George, Ripley Middle


1. Josh Baker, John Marshall High

2. Kenneth Arrick, John Marshall High

3. Logen Ord, Hurricane High

3. Hunter Burgess, Shady Spring High

5. Tucker Williams, Ripley High

5. Dakota Parsons, Petersburg High

5. Rylee Hitt, Upshur County, home-schooled

8. Jacob Blair, Chapmanville Middle

8. Noah Wade, Magnolia High

10. Jacob Koontz, Magnolia High

10. Orion Munoz, Shady Spring High