Graham and Grady Cofield of Cadiz competed in the National Field Archery Association's World Festival Feb. 9-11 in Las Vegas and brought home top 10 finishes in their division.
Grady, a sophomore at Trigg County High School, finished sixth out of 24 archers in the Freestyle Limited Flights Division. Grady's score of 851 was 20 behind the winner, Jeff Wyler of Illinois. Grady shot better over the three-day event, scoring a 280 in first round, 285 in the second round, and 286 in the third round.
Graham, a freshman agriculture major at Western Kentucky University, finished sixth out of 23 in the Freestyle Limited Compound Championships. Graham shot a 295, 295, and 290 out of 300 over the three-day event.
Graham's trip the Vegas was paid for by Matthews Bows, who have put him on their staff, according to his mother Lynn Cofield. She said they pay him to shoot their brand of bow at major competitions. This was his first pro indoor shoot.
Both Grady and Graham will compete in a pair of outdoor events in the next couple of months in Paris, Texas and Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Graham and Grady are the sons of Sam and Lynn Cofield of Cadiz.