Calloway and Owens Win Atlantic City Championships

Calloway and Owens Win Atlantic City Championships

May 2, 2003 - Joel

The third leg of the NFAA 3 Star Tour was held April 26 – 27 in Atlantic City New Jersey. The Atlantic City Archery Classic wraps up a very competitive NFAA Indoor season. Connie Calloway and Charlie Owens finished strong and won the championship in each of their respective classes.

After finishing in second place in Las Vegas and in Kansas City, Connie Calloway was able to put it all together and take the top spot in the Compound Unlimited Female Class.. Calloway had a two day score of 1181 points with 54 X’s. Alicia McHenry finished in second place with a score of 1179 points with 55 X’s. Kelly Ward was third with a score of 1176 points with 59 X’s. There were a total of six Mathews shooters in the top ten. The rest of the top ten included: Jennie Richardson, 1172 points, 41 X’s, 4th place; Susan Thompson, 1172 points, 45 X’s, 5th place and Becky Pearson, 1168 points, 46 X’s in 7th place.

In the Freestyle Limited class, Mathews shooters finished with the top three spots. Leading the way was Charlie Owens with a score of 1162 points with 29 X’s. William Boyd came in second with a score of 1154 points with 34 X’s. Bob Besanceney finished third with a score of 1151 points with 31 X’s.

In the Compound Unlimited Male class, Mathews had six of the top ten finishers. The top Mathews finisher was Steve Jervis who finished in second place with a score of 1196 points with 77 X’s. The rest of the top ten included: Michael Anderson, 1195 points, 65 X’s, 4th place; Rodger Willett, 1194 points, 64 X’s, 6th place; Darrin Christenberry, 1193 points, 77 X’s, 7th place; Jeff Hopkins, 1193 points, 74 X’s, 8th place and Christopher Deston, 1192 points, 63 X’s in 10th place.

In the Senior Compound Unlimited class, Mathews shooters finished with eight of the top ten finishing positions. Ed Horn was the top Mathews finisher. Horn finished in second place with a score of 1181 points with 58 X’s. Randall Jones came in third with a score of 1179 points with 54 X’s. The rest of the top ten included: Roger Thibault, 1175 points, 48 X’s; George Dixon, 1174 points, 50 X’s, 6th place; Ellis Gibson, 1173 points, 51 X’s, 7th place; Jim Bath, 1168 points, 56 X’s, 8th place; Glenn Campbell, 1165 points, 38 X’s, 9th place and Frank Pearson, 1165 points, 38 X’s in 10th place.

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