Amazing archer Darragh just seven points off national record

Photo by Jill Dando reporter Dawson, 12

Darragh and sister Molly Joyce, of The King Alfred School Academy in Somerset, hit records in the Cleeve Junior Open Tournament near Bristol.

Darragh achieved a county record whereas his sister achieved a south west regional record for being the highest-scoring shooters in their bow styles for the Under-14s category.

At the tournament, Darragh scored 949 out of 970, giving him first place and was just seven points off the national record, with Molly also scoring 683, also in first.

Head of PE Kate Clough said “These siblings are so dedicated and determined. Not only are they achieving great things in Archery but academically they are also achieving fantastic grades.

“Molly has qualified for the Kangaroo Maths Challenge which has taken place this week. We are very proud of all they are achieving.”