Archers’ aim is true

TWO new county records were shot at Ponteland Archers’ Vegas competition.

The Durham and Northumberland landmarks were achieved by David Heath of Priory Archers and Whitburn Archers member Chris Pierce.

As well as archers from local clubs, there were visitors from Cumberland and Scotland for the event in Ponteland Leisure Centre.

The competition was held in two sessions. Charles Hall, Killingworth Archers, presided as Judge for the morning session and Ken Thornton, Whitburn Archers, took on the role in the afternoon.

The award winners were as follows – Ladies Recurve: Alison Hunter, Beacon Archers (Penrith); Gents Recurve: Mark Nolan, Grand National Archery Society (GNAS); Ladies Compound: Anne Imrie, GNAS; Gents Compound: Brian Imrie, Penicuik; Gents Barebow: Chris Pierce, Whitburn Archers; Junior Compound: Liam Pierce, Whitburn Archers; Junior Recurve: Alice Pope, Ponteland Archers; Highest unrewarded Ponteland Archer: Gerry Hall.