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2021 4-H State Archery Match Winners Named

Youth bring home honors in archery.

Freestyle and barebow archery teams from Morton, Hettinger and McLean counties earned first-place awards in the 4-H state archery match at the North Dakota 4-H Camp near Washburn.

Senior freestyle archers were required to participate in 3-D, World Federation field archery and a half-field round of National Federation Archery Association archery. Based on the individuals’ cumulative scores from the three events, the top four archers will advance to the 2022 4-H National Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Neb.

The 3-D archery event consisted of bare bow and freestyle divisions. Participants scored 30 3-D animal targets at unknown distances, with one arrow shot at each, for a complete round and total score of 300. The senior field archery competition was shot at eight targets with a maximum 50-yard marked distances. The total score for field archery was 160.

The World Federation field archery course had four shooting distances marked from 30 to 60 meters, with a total score of 400. Beginner and junior archers participated in 3-D with an option to compete in the World Federation archery contest.

The four senior freestyle national team members and alternate qualifying seniors to represent North Dakota are:

  • Jorn Brose, Ward County, with a score of 754
  • Bennett Schuler, Morton County, with a score of 742
  • Kendra Boehm, Morton County, with a score of 727
  • Jake Ceynar, McKenzie County, with a score of 713
  • Alternate Jacob Russell, Dickey County, with a score of 704
  • Alternate Clay Ceynar, McKenzie County, with a score of 678

The top senior freestyle team members were Bennett Schuler, Kendra Boehm and Kaleb Johnson from Morton County.

The official state 4-H match for senior barebow, junior and beginner age youth is the 3-D. The first-place senior barebow team is from Hettinger County. Members are Sydney Steiner, Megan Monke and Katie Schmidt.

Individual winners were:

  • First - Steiner, with a score of 191
  • Second - Monke, with a score of 120
  • Third - Schmidt, with a score of 119

The junior freestyle division team from Morton County placed first in the 3-D competition. Members are Hatley Hetleved, Landon Mosset, Ellie Bargmann and Zoe Peterson.

Individual winners were:

  • First - Hetleved, with a score of 238
  • Second - Mosset, with a score of 234
  • Third - Jayden Diffely, McLean County, with a score of 223

The McLean County team of Braelynn Smith, Molly Jochim, Mathew Jochim and Troyal Franklin placed first in the junior barebow division.

Individual winners were:

  • First - Smith, with a score of 173
  • Second - Molly Jochim, with a score of 146
  • Third - Camden Weist, McIntosh County, with a score of 136

The Morton County team of Haidyn Mosset, Landon Wimer, Brandon Kunz and Makenzie Vogel placed first in beginner freestyle.

Individual winners were:

  • First - Mosset, with a score of 190
  • Second - Levi Keith, Slope County, with a score of 171
  • Third - Wimer, with a score of 162

The McLean County team of Cole Franklin, Bella Wimer, Carter Hoyt and Kaylee Magandy placed first in beginner barebow.

Individual winners were:

  • First - Breanna Mindt, Ward County, with a score of 138
  • Second - Franklin, with a score of 126
  • Third - Wimer, with a score of 124

The masters division consists of senior-age youth who already have qualified or attended a national competition. The winners in this division were:

  • First - Tyler Brusseau, Stark-Billings County, with a score of 788
  • Second - Taik Larsen, Stark-Billings County, with a score of 748
  • Third - Shianne Boehm, Morton County, with a score of 746
  • Fourth - Rylee Suhr, Griggs County, with a score of 720

Shooting sports is sponsored by Scheels, a supporter of the North Dakota 4-H Foundation.

NDSU Agriculture Communication - May 25, 2021

Source: Adrian Biewer, 701-231-6184, adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu

Editor: Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu

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