Three Arizona JOADs named to the 2005-2006 Jr US Archery Team.
(l to r, Maggie Huff, Brady Ellison, Lindsay Pian)
Junior recurve, Tucson, made the Jr USAT the first year she was
eligible as a Junior. Congratulations and good work Maggie.
Brady Ellison, Junior compound, Glendale, was on
the team last year as the Cadet member. This year he made
the team as a Junior member.
Lindsay Pian, Junior recurve, Scottsdale, made the
Jr USAT team for the fourth and last time. Now off to the
Collegiate Division at ASU
Many other Arizona JOADs did well in the National Rankings.
Junior recurve, was ranked 5th in the USA with only some pesky
qualifying criteria keeping her from making the team.
Robyn Repp, Cadet compound, finished the
year ranked 6th in spite of competing in only one of four ranking
Annette Gorelik, finished the year with ranked
6th in the very competitive Cadet Recurve division.
Aprilyn Witt, Junior compound, finished in 6th
place and just missed making the team by 1/2 point.
Ashley Votruba, Junior compound, competed in only
the National Target Championship and managed a top 10 ranking.
Good luck at ASU.
Cadet recurve, finished in 14th place in national ranking in spite
of only competing in two of the four ranking tournaments. Ryan’s
division is one of the most competitive in JOAD.
The next tournament
for Arizonans is the Duel in the Desert Trials to be held at the Ben
Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix on Oct. 1-2. The Arizona Duel in
the Desert Team will compete against California in Long Beach CA on
All of the Arizona
JOADs mentioned above, with the exception of Lindsay, Ashley, and
Aprilyn, who have "aged out", are eligible to compete in the 2006 US
Jr. World Team Trials. The Trials will be held in Chula Vista,
California in May of 2006. The Jr World Championship is reported to
be awarded to Mexico and held later in 2006.