Archers take over NPHS gym

 

A group of New Prague archers take aim during the New Prague Archery Club’s annual tournament at the high school gym Saturday, Jan. 26. Nearly 500 competitors took part in the event. To see more photos click on the blue button to the right. (Chuck Kajer Photo)

The New Prague Archery Club sponsored a National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) tournament at the New Prague High School Saturday, Jan. 26.

There were 477 archers from 31 Minnesota schools competing in one of seven flights between 8 a.m. and 3pm.

A "flight" consists of shooting 15 arrows from 10 meters and 15 arrows from 15 meters. Each arrow is scored between zero and 10 points. The maximum possible score is 300.

In the Youth Girls division (grades K-3), first place was earned by Breanna Franek (283), followed by Britlynn Franek (264) in second, and Ashley Lovrencivir (220) in fifth.

In the Youth Boys division, first place was earned by Brandon Love (269), followed by Cory Schroeder (268) in second, Ben Tupy (250) in third, and Frank Geisen (240) in fourth.

In the Elementary Girls division (grades 4-6), first place was earned by Hanna Mooney (278), followed by Elizabeth Malz (256) in fourth.

In the Elementary Boys division, first place was earned by Jacob Love (282), followed by Ryan Geer (281) in second, and Joey Hunt (262) in fifth.

In the Middle School Girls division (grades 7-8), Callie Schroeder (280) earned first place.

In the Middle School Girls division (grades 7-8), Callie Schroeder (280) earned first place.

In the Middle School Boys division, Logan Geer (286) earned third place, Kyle Belfield (276) earned sixth, and Parker Precht (276) earned seventh.

In the High School Female division, Erin Wadekamper (278) tied for fifth place, but dropped to sixth in the tiebreaker, Allison Schulte (276) earned eighth, and Abby Sirek (275) earned ninth.

In the High School Male division, Nathan Boyer (285) earned third place and Andrew Maruska (280) earned eighth.