Jake Whitcomb takes 2nd at NASP World shoot

Jake Whitcomb with his 2nd-place trophy at the NASP World contest.  Photo submitted

Jake Whitcomb with his 2nd-place trophy at the NASP World contest. Photo submitted

Representing the Princeton school team, Jake Whitcomb placed second in his division at the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) World Championship hosted June 28-30 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jake traveled to the tournament with his mother, Gail Whitcomb, the Princeton team coach. Competing in the fourth grade elementary-age boys division, he completed his six shooting rounds with a 283 score (out of a possible 300). Nate Wood of Kentucky took first in the division with a score of 287.

Jake’s score had him tying for an 84th overall ranking in the tournament which had 2,907 archers competing. NASP archers in the tournament hailed from 22 states and two Canadian provinces.

In NASP tourney action, Jake climbed the ladder by placing first in the Minnesota state tourney and first in his division at the national shoot in Kentucky.

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