Williams Lake’s Junior Olympic Program archers sharpened their skills recently at the JOP Regionals Feb. 4.
One-hundred participants from nine archery clubs from across B.C. submitted their scores to the B.C. Archery Association and ribbons were awarded for the top five scores in each shooting category.
In the JOP archers progress through a series of 22 categories on three sizes of targets as their shooting improves. The highest category requires a perfect score of 300/300.
From Williams Lake coaches Ed Oliver and Al Campsall guided JOP participants Kyle Hubner, Jaimee Martin, Colby Ostrom, Emersyn Sanford, Kai Hilton, Owen Deverson, Jenna Miranda, Jenna Morey, Joelle Thurow and Ty Thurow at regionals.
The following are the Cariboo Archers JOP regional results:
• Gavin McGuire — second in the Beginner category
• Kai Hilton — second in the Yeoman category
• Owen Deverson — first in the Junior Bowman category
• Colby Ostrom — fourth in the Junior Bowman category
• Emersyn Sanford — first in the Junior Archery category
• Jenna Miranda — second in the Archery category
• Joelle Thurow — first in the Master Bowman category
• Jenna Morey — second in the Expert Bowman category
• Jaimee Martin — first in the Expert Archer category
• Kyle Hubner — first in the Champion Bowman category
• Ty Thurow — second in the Olympian 285-300 category