BRIDE Valley Archers made a successful start to the year at the Bourne-mouth Indoor Tourna-ment, winning three trophies and numerous medals.

Around 150 competitors took part in the event, shooting a Portsmouth round (60 arrows at 20 yards on a 60cm face).

Jenny Stazicker won the Junior Ladies’ Barebow event with 373 points, a new Dorset & Wilts county record.

There was also success for George Larcombe and Reuben Kingston in the Junior Boys’ Barebow and Junior Boys’ Recurve respectively.

Kingston recorded another county record with 535 points, while Larcombe scored 362 and finished just ahead of William Stazicker in second with 346.

Bride Valley (Jenny and William) also came second in the Barebow Team competition, just behind the Senior Bournemouth team.

The next event will be the Dorset & Wilts Indoor Champ-ionships in early March with the outdoor season scheduled to start in April.