Archers continue raising money for St. Jude’s, prep for national championships
May 03, 2013
Mount Vernon Archery hosted another charity shoot at the First Street Community Center gym on Friday, April 26, to prepare for the national tournament in May.
Forty archers competed and raised $114 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Check the progress or give a donation on behalf of the Mount Vernon Archery Club at http://tiny.cc/ mvastjude. The club has raised more than $500 in donations and entry fees to the fund.
Coach Tom Wilkinson challenged archers to reach for their personal bests and higher. Archers who meet the challenge will get free shots at his prized archery hat. Winners for chances to shoot his hat on Tuesday's practice were: Logan Kelly, Blaise Anton, Nick Garrelts, Whitney Woods, Drew Keller, Cheyenne Yerkes, Christian Tanberg, Alex Deeb, Aaron Barnhart, Alex Deeb, Brandon Lochner, Collin Hallier, Colton Hof, Connor Myers, Karly Connolly, Kayla Hicks, Madeline Morrical, Nathaniel Barnhart and Rachel Lochner.
The archery club also competes in a National NASP E-tournament.
Last week the club won two bows, arrows and a bow rack in a national drawing. The club travels to the National NASP Championships in Louisville, Ky., May 9-10.
Top Archers from Mount Vernon:
NASP E-Tournament results for week 6: High School Boys: 1. Macon McInnis; Middle School Boys: 1. Blaise Anton, 4. Cody Connolly; Girls: 5. Aubrey Vlasek. Elementary Boys: 1. Collin Hallier, 2. Nick Garrelts, 4. Zach Kolker; Girls: 2. Karly Connolly.
NASP E-Tournament results for week 7 - High School Boys: 1. Nathaniel Barnhart; Girls: Cheyenne Yerkes. Middle School Boys: 1. Brandon Lochner. Elementary Boys: 1. Collin Hallier.
NASP E-Tournament results for week 8 - High School Boys: 1. Nathaniel Barnhart, 2. Drew Keller; Girls: 1. Cheyenne Yerkes. Elementary Boys: 1. Collin Hallier, 2. Logan Kelly, 3. Nick Garrelts; Girls: 1. Mya Reyhons.
Top archers for the home shoot were:
High school boy: Nathaniel Barnhart; high school girl: Whitney Woods; middle school boy: Blaise Anton; middle school girl: Kayla Hicks; elementary boy: Collin Hallier; elementary girl: Madeline Morrical.
Personal bests: Aaron Barnhart, Alex Deeb, Brandon Lochner, Collin Hallier, Colton Hof, Connor Myers, Karly Connolly, Kayla Hicks, Madeline Morrical, Nathaniel Barnhart, Nicholas Garrelts, Rachel Lochner.
Individuals scores: Aaron Barnhart 268, Alex Deeb 270, Ashley Garrelts 241, Blaise Anton 278, Brandon Lochner 271, Cale Snedden 235, Chase Burkart 256, Cheyenne Yerkes 273, Christian Tanberg 271, Cian Meier-Gast 232, Clayton Loyd 259, Cody Connolly 255, Cole Dummermuth 260, Collin Hallier 281, Colton Hof 273, Connor Myers 268, Derk Keller 260, Drew Keller 276, Emily Friedman 247, Gage Lochner 264, John Arians 243, Joseph Godfrey 234, Josh Haugse 243, Karly Connolly 259, Kayla Hicks 274, Kelsey Kosman 230, Lexi Kelly 250, Logan Kelly 278, Madeline Morrical 269, Matthew Morrical 243, Mya Reyhons 260, Nathaniel Barnhart 286, Nicholas Garrelts 277, Noah Exley-Schuman 233, Paige Emig 189, Paige Zaruba 232, Rachel Lochner 260, Sydney Ulch 250, Whitney Woods 276, Zach Kolker 225.