Team Gold Tip® and Bee StingerÔ shine in second leg of IBO Triple Crown

gold tip®industry leader in carbon arrows and bolts, along with Bee StingerEITHER, maker of the most advanced line of stabilizers and side bars for bowhunting and archery, congratulates the team’s archers on their strong performances in the second leg of the International Archery Organization’s National Triple Crown (IBO), which took place June 16-18 at 2 Mile Run County Park in Franklin, Pennsylvania. In this year’s match, the team’s archers placed first and second in the Semi-Pro and Senior Pro divisions.

More than 800 skilled competitors and tough mountainous tracks couldn’t stop archers Gold Tip and Bee Stinger from showing up in a big way. Leading the charge was semi-pro Mason Dowell, who posted the highest first-day score on the Pro courses and finished the weekend with victory in the Semi-Pro division. Meanwhile, long-time staffer Dale Jones took home second place on the Semi-Pro podium.

In the Senior Pro, personnel manager Tim Gillingham continued his dominating performance after winning the first leg of the Triple Crown. Trailing by seven points going into day two, Gillingham finished strong on the last ten goals to give himself a two-point lead before the tie-break, where he sealed the deal and took home the win. His teammate Harold Cogar came in second.

“Harold shot amazing all weekend with his Series 22s,” Gillingham said. “I had a really hard time catching up late on the second day.”

Cogar and his father, Harold Cogar Senior, are Gold Tip dealers in Shinnston, West Virginia, and are both top-level 3D archery competitors.

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