Pictured above Last Man Standing Archery Challenge 2015 competitors. Photo courtesy Mr. Amrit Siew.
“Do you have what it takes to be the last one on the line?” Over 50 archers signed up to answer the call of the Central Precision Archery Club last Sunday at their Last Man Sanding Archery Challenge.
The members of CPAC were certainly up to the challenge making a clean sweep of the four categories as well as the additional awards for highest scoring archers.
Darius Ramkelawan (CPAC) took the youth compound category besting his other three opponents and netting the award for the highest end score of 52 out of a possible 60 points.
In the youth recurve category young Kayla Smith (CPAC) took on the talented Rahul Mahabir (Elite Archery Club) and emerged victorious to the loud roars of the home crowd, she also claimed the highest end award score for her category.
After the days initial sunny conditions the much-anticipated final matches were shot in the rain giving archers an additional challenge. In the senior compound category defending champion Hasmath Ali (CPAC) gave the crowd a show against opponent George Vire (Points Archery Club) after he started off the match down by a few points, in the end he was victorious 55 to 51 points.
Having endured hours of shooting it was time for the final event of the day the senior recurve category that saw fellow CPAC teammates Dean Wilkins and Omprakaash Singh on the line.Wilkins experience proved an asset and he was victorious over the youngster 42 to 36 points. Wilkins also was the winner of the highest end score with a tally of 54/60 points. Youngster Orlando Radix (CPAC) would claim the title of highest end in the senior compound category with a score of 57/60.
It goes without saying that the home team went home happy but they were, as always appreciative of their competitors’ prescience and the challenge that they offered them. Congratulations to all the competitors and winners of the third annual Last Man Standing Archery Challenge.