Barry School hosts archery meets in consecutive weekends

The Platte County Archery team hosted a pair of tournaments the past two weekends at Barry School.

The most recent was Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-10, at the North of the River Tournament, which featured 406 archers between elementary and high school students.

At the high school level, Platte County finished third in the standings behind two Lee’s Summit schools. Of the top five in boys and girls, Lee’s Summit had nine total placers.

 CODY THORN/Citizen photo Archers from all grade levels prepare to shoot during competition of the Platte County Archery Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Barry School in the Platte County R-3 School District in Kansas City, Mo. 

CODY THORN/Citizen photo
Archers from all grade levels prepare to shoot during competition of the Platte County Archery Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Barry School in the Platte County R-3 School District in Kansas City, Mo. 

Platte County finished second in the middle school teams with 3,186 points. Barry’s Kirsten Robbins took first place with 283 points, one ahead of Caitlyn Matthys of Platte County Middle School.

Barry’s Brennan Edmunds was third and PCMS’ Kade Meinke took fourth.

Platte County R-3 swept the elementary teams top three with Compass Elementary No. 1 winning with 2,948 points, while Siegrist No. 2 and Siegrist No. 2 followed in the standings.

The girls championship went to Compass’ Danika Stphenson with 255 points. Ella Green of Siegrist was third, followed by Maliyah Runnels of Barry was fourth and Compass’ Taylore Lavery was fifth.

 Contributed photo Siegrist students Adi Benninghoff and Brianna Clowser prepare to shoot during the North of the River meet on Saturday, Feb. 10. 

Contributed photo
Siegrist students Adi Benninghoff and Brianna Clowser prepare to shoot during the North of the River meet on Saturday, Feb. 10. 

Compass swept the elementary titles as Porter Campbell won with a score of 282. Classmaters Hayden Cook, Owen Rawlings and Wes Chiddix took the next three spots.

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the school hosted 11 teams for the Platte County Archery Tournament.

The Pirates swept all three team championships.

Porter Campbell won again, this time with 276 points. Sam Sutphin (Compass) was second and Liam Blacklock (Siegrist) took third.

Compass’ Kyra Reno won the elementary girls title with 249 points. Following in the standing was Cheynne Silvers (Siegrist), Elle Green (Siegrist), Danika Stephenson (Compass) and Evelyn Reith (Compass).

Siegrist won the team title, while Compass was second in the elementary standings.

PCMS won the middle school title, while Barry took second.

Barry’s Rayna Garcia won with a 281, followed by Kiersten Robbins of Barry in second.

PCMS swept the top five on the boys side. Kade Meinke won with a 272, winning by two over Jonathan Oliver. Jaron Cook, Kobe Rhodes and Logan Stackhouse went 3-4-5.

The high school team won and had three placers: Owen Wilkins was second and Sean Van Tol was fifth from PCMS and Autumn Colstion was fourth for PCMS.

Also on Feb. 3, some archers competed at the Our Lady of Presentation Tournament in Lee’s Summit.

Porter Campbell won the elementary boys title with a 281. Hayden Cook (Compass) was second and Jacob Klingenberg (Siegrist) was fourth. Compass finished second as a team. Rayna Garcia was fifth in middle school girls.