Local Students Compete in Archery State Tournament

1,864 archers from 88 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 9-10, in Des Moines.

Katherine Yeomans, from Solon High School, won the girls bullseye competition with a score of 291. Lilly Machart, from Anamosa High School, won the girls 3D competition with a score of 294.  Yeomans and Machart were each awarded a bow for winning the respective competition.

Scholarships were awarded to the top scoring 12th grade boys and girls in each category.

Senior boys scholarship winners were Conor Myers, from Mount Vernon High School, received $1,500 for highest score and Collin Hallier, Mount Vernon High School, received $1,000 scholarship for second highest score among seniors in the bullseye competition.

Among senior girls Mackenzie Yoder, of Central City High School, received $1,000 for second highest 3D score among seniors.  Katherine Yeomans, from Solon High School, received $1,500 scholarship for highest score

NASP archers who scored highest league scores plus the highest state tournament scores were named All State Archers.

Boys All State Archers

Connor Myers, Mount Vernon High School

Hunter Lagrange, Springville Community Schools

Lane Mollenhauer, Springville Community Schools

Tristen Liebe, North Linn Community Schools

Girls All State Archers

Lilly Machart, Anamosa High School

Lauren Dettbarn, Valley High School

Katherine Yeomans, Solon High School

Jasmine Lagerquist, Center Point-Urbana Middle School

High All-Around Champions were named based on their total combined scores from the state  3D & Bullseye Tournaments.  Lilly Machart, from Anamosa High School, with a total combined score of 584 and was awarded $750 scholarships.