The 2018 SoCal Showdown was awesome for all of our archers in one form or another!
First off, everyone congratulate Spencer Yee for winning the Compound Cadet Men division for the second year in a row! Spencer qualified 2nd and won the eliminations in a demanding fashion! Spencer, You rocked it!
Raley Morgan shot up in the Recurve Senior Division, qualified 37th in a tough field. Won her first round in a one arrow shoot off. Fought hard against the #5 qualifier in the next round but went out in the 1/16th round.
Tyler Bachman qualified 33rd in Recurve Junior Men with a score 50 pts better than the AZ Cup. Went out in the first round but had an excellent tournament.
Grace Reed qualified 7th in Compound Cadet Women with a huge improvement over her AZ Cup score and had a huge score jump in her 1/8th round score over the cup. Just missed out making the next round.
John McCurry qualified 16th in Recurve Master Men with a score improvement over the AZ Cup. He won his first match easily and just missed winning the second match going out in the 1/8th round.
Dustin Gillespie qualified 36th in Compound Senior Men with over a 30 point improvement over his AZ Cup score. He followed that up with another improvement in his first round of eliminations score from the AZ Cup. Just missing out.
Ryan Bachman qualified 22nd in Compound Cadet Men with a monster 200 point improvement over his AZ Cup score. This is his second best outdoor round in over 2 years. He won his first end over eliminations but lost the round in the end.
All in All this was an excellent tournament. Our archers showed improvements in multiple areas.
Spencer bringing home GOLD is awesome!