4-H members compete in Badlands Roundup Archery Match
Several Ward County 4-H members have been traveling all over the state competing in Archery Matches.
Categories are split up by age and type of bow the individual uses. Ages include Beginner, who are ages 8 to 10; Junior, ages 11 to 13; and Senior, ages 14 to 18. There are two types of bows, Barebow and Freestyle. Barebows have no sights or releases. If a bow has either a sight or release they are put into the Freestyle category.
The Badlands Archery Match was held in Watford City on Feb. 24. Winning the Senior Freestyle division for the third time this season, Ethan Myers, Minot, scored a 288. Tate Novodvorsky, Douglas, also competed in Senior Freestyle.
In Junior Freestyle division, Karter Myers, Minot, received third place for his score of 133 and Jacob Saunders, Minot, received sixth place with a score of 124.
In Beginner Freestyle division, Layne Korgel, Minot, represented Ward County, placing third with a score of 107.
In Beginner Barebow division, Baylee Bahnsen, Minot, placing 10th with a score of 96.
Also representing Ward County was Elizabeth Michel, Berthold, in Junior Barebow division.
Ward County 4-H is hosting the Northwest District Archery Match on March 17 at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in 4-H Hall. During the Minot match, Ward County 4-H will have a freewill donation St. Patrick’s Day Bake Sale with all proceeds going to Ward County 4-H Achievement Days. The matches are open to anyone interested in watching them.