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175 turn out for shoot benefiting Monroe family

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Submitted to the Spencer Magnet

Rain could not dampen the spirits of over 175 people at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club on Sunday.

The Backwoods Bowhunters Club sponsored a benefit shoot for the Michaella Monroe family. As the storms stopped and the sun came out after high noon, the crowd began to grow and many of all ages attended.
This was a family and friend event. Through the woods, up and down the hills and across the branches filled with water, 44 (28 men, 10 youth,  six women) bow shooters and some of their friends went along to support the shooters at the 30 stations.
Members of the Spencer County Fish and Game Club and the Backwoods Bowhunters Club, along with volunteers, assisted. The youngest PeeWee shooter was 4 years old.
Not only was Spencer County represented, but people from Frankfort, Harrodsburg, Culvertown, Shelby County, St. Matthews and Lawrenceburg all enjoyed the day.
Over 20 businesses and friends donated items for the event.

Winners
PeeWee Class
First - Andrew Chesser; Second - Aubrey Chesser

Second Youth Class (Ages 7-12)
First - Carson Recke; Second - Dalton Aldridge; Third - Aaron Morris

First Youth Class (Ages 13-15)
First -  Cody Monroe; Second - Zachary Downs; Third - Evan Barker

Traditional Class
First - Shane Waldridge; Second - Cayla Hawkins

Women’s Class
First -  Tammy Combs; Second - Jessica Chesser; Third - Jennifer Nelson

Open Class
First -  David Chesser; Second - Randy Chesser; Third - Sean Nelson

Bow Hunters Class
First - Brian Combs; Second - Gary Harris; Third - Tracy Newton

Ribbons were presented to Trenton Goodlett and Tyler Wimsett.