Four Rhea County archers advance to Nationals in Nebraska
Cookeville, TN — 2018 4-H Archery Jamboree was held at Hyder Burker Pavillion in Cookeville, TN at Tennessee Tech on March 24, 2018. Rhea county had 28 kids represent the county in the jamboree. A total of 485 kids participated, which is a record number. Rhea county had 2 Juniors, 4 Junior High and 5 in the Senior Division won awards. Rhea County won the Junior high and high school team award as well.
Head Coach- Aaron Spurling Assistant Coaches Brent McCoy, Travis Swafford and Jonathan Hamilton. Aaron will also be the state coach for TN at Nationals for the top 4.
(4th and 5th Grade)
Gracie Shepherd, Lilly Jewell, ALanna Jones-Newman, and Joseph Garie
Junior High (6-8th Grade)
Tyler Bentley, Richard White, Corey McKinney, Caitlyn (KK) Hamilton, Taylor McCoy, Drew Edwards, Tara Mitchell, Joshua Jouben, Alyssa Barnes, Christian Fine, Creston York, Corbin York
Senior (9th-12th Grade)
Trey McKinney, Coleman Hamilton, Bailey McCoy, River Swafford, Riley Swafford, Kristen Coley, Alyssa Strohsack, Jonathan Jouben, Sarah Cornett, Eli Harris, Riley Young, and Eli Suttles
There were 485 Participants this year. Four senior archers, River Swafford, Coleman Hamilton, Bryson Martin who competed earlier and Riley Swafford will represent Tennessee for the Top 4 in the state at Nationals in Grand Island, Nebraska in June.