Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS)
Students from the Reagan Middle School and Battlefield High School archery teams celebrated their many successes from the 3D Outdoor World Championship, held in West Virginia this summer. The Reagan team won its fifth straight championship and the Battlefield team fell to second place by four points. Both teams won the 3-Star Challenge for their combined scores from Nationals, the Open Championships, and Outdoor Worlds.
Reagan Middle School eighth grader Advi Vallaban was named middle school female World Champion and also finished as the runner up in the overall 3 Star Challenge for females in all grade levels.
Season highlights include:
At the State Tournament in Doswell:
Reagan won both bullseye and 3D and Battlefield finished second in both bullseye and 3D. Both schools also had individual State Champions. For bullseye, Aiden Donohoe (rising freshman) won for middle school boys, and Nancy Stephenson (rising junior) won for high school girls. For 3D, Aiden Donohoe (rising freshman) won for middle school boys, Advi Vallaban (rising eighth grader) won for middle school girls, and Nancy Stephenson (rising junior) won for high school girls. Additional individual team members finished in the top 10 and won scholarship money.
At the Western National Tournament in Salt Lake City:
Advi Vallaban (rising eighth grader) was National Champion for middle school females. Some additional team members again finished in the top 10 and won scholarship money.
At the Open Championship (formerly known as the World Championship) in Nashville:
Reagan finished fifth in bullseye and took second place in 3D. Battlefield finished seventh in bullseye and fourth in 3D. Again, each team had a few individuals finish in the top 10.
Congratulations to the Battlefield and Reagan teams and best of luck with the coming season!