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Published: March 26, 2017 12:00 AM
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Resident fares well in Las Vegas

Tallmadge resident Parker Battista, 22, a 2013 Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy graduate, is a senior captain on the Mississippi College archery team.

At The Vegas Shoot 2017 World Championships Feb. 11 and 12 in Las Vegas, Battista finished 22nd among more than 3,500 participants from all over the world. The competition included professional and amateur athletes.

Battista also won a silver medal at the College National Championships Feb. 10 in Las Vegas.

Battista advanced to the College National Championships after his performance in the Southern Regional Indoor College Championships Jan. 28 and 29 in Jackson, Miss. Battista is the son of Randal and Chris Battista.

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