Mount Vernon Competes in Archery Nationals; Middle School Student Named National Champ

Archery, News, Rotator — By on May 16, 2016 6:48 pm

Mount Vernon Archery competed in the NASP National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, May 12-14. The Mustangs brought 62 archers and competed in 3 bullseye divisions and a 3D Challenge. Mount Vernon qualified 4 teams which is more than any other Iowa school. There were 39 schools teams from Iowa in both archery disciplines in the 3 age divisions. The National NASP Championships drew more than 12,500 archers and 595 school teams nationwide which makes it the largest archery tournament on the planet.

Logan Kelly  is the National NASP 3D and Bullseye Champ Middle School Boy and will represent the USA in South Africa All Star Worlds.

Logan Kelly is the National NASP 3D and Bullseye Champ Middle School Boy and will represent the USA in South Africa All Star Worlds.

Mount Vernon’s Logan Kelly excelled with several individual honors.  Logan is middle school boys NASP National Champion in both 3D and the bullseye competitions.  This is the club’s first ever National Champion.  Logan’s score of 296 in the bullseye competition was within the Top 5 boy’s score overall and earned him a spot in the Scholarship Shoot-Off before about one thousand spectators. His cool mental attitude under pressure earned him a $20,000 scholarship award, which is the top prize for his 5 arrows in the center ring.  In addition, Logan earned an invitation to shoot on the National All-Star team for the United States at the World All-Star Tournament.  This summer the World All-Star Tournament is held in South Africa.

Mount Vernon teams were ranked among the best in the nation and represented Iowa well. The high school team scored 3303 which earned them 70th, better than 70% of the field.  Top scores from the Mustangs came from Nathaniel Barnhart with 283 and Sydney Ulch with 281. The Mustangs ranked 5th among Iowa schools.

The middle school team, led by Logan’s championship 296 score, was a 3305 and earned them a respectable rank of 17th, better than 92% of the field. This marks the club’s best middle school team showing at Nationals. The best score for the girls came from Mya Reyhons with 287. The Mustang team placed higher than any other Iowa school.

The elementary team scored 3093 and earned 26th place and ranked above 83% of the field. Top scores for Mount Vernon came from Walker Holmes Bilden with a 267 and Lainey Kelly with a 265. The Mustang archers were the top representative of all Iowa schools.

The team that represented Mount Vernon in the NASP IBO 3D Challenge included archers from all age divisions and competed as a high school team.  The Mustangs scored a club record 1403 which earned the team a respectable rank of 18th which was better than 86% of the field and 2nd among Iowa schools.  The team rank was also the club’s best showing at Nationals.  The National 3D champion for middle school boys Logan Kelly shot 294 and set a new club record.  Mya Reyhons was the top girls score for Mount Vernon with 281. Other team best were Collin Hallier with 274 for high school boys, Rachel Lochner with 250 for high school girls, Jacob Cannon with 257 for elementary boys and Lainey Kelly with 268 for elementary girls.  Lainey Kelly’s score ranked 13th for her division and is the club’s best showing at Nationals.

Both Logan and Lainey Kelly’s individual scores qualified them for the World Tournament.  The World NASP and IBO 3D Tournaments will take place June 24-26th in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Mount Vernon had 10 archers hit their personal records.

Bullseye: John Arians, Noah Pisarik, Olivia Zach, Quinlan Denes, Tyler Reyhons

3D: Jacob Cannon, Aden Grudzinski, Jake Kadlec, Lainey Kelly, Logan Kelly

 

This summer Mount Vernon Archery will host youth archery camps for bullseye and 3D June 20-24th.  For more information visit the club website at mvtraparchery.org

High School National Archery Team 2016

High School National Archery Team 2016

Individual results:

Bullseye:

ADEN GRUDZINSKI

275

ADEN LOCKE

273

ALTHEA ANDERSON

269

ANDREW HECK

242

ANNA NYDEGGER

258

BEN MERLAK

242

BENJAMIN NYDEGGER

246

BENNY POSPISIL

258

BRAD VISLISEL

259

BRANDON FISHBEIN

268

BRANDON LOCHNER

276

BRODY ULCH

268

CHRISTIAN TANBERG

252

COLLIN HALLIER

281

COLTON HOF

265

ELI DICKSON

231

ELIZABETH BARNS

244

ELLIE BARKALOW

218

EMILY BENESH

272

EMILY FRIEDMAN

277

ETHAN STANERSON

265

ISAIAH EXLEY-SCHUMAN

261

JACOB CANNON

263

JAKE KADLEC

262

JAKE STANERSON

281

JESSICA BELDING

264

JOHN ARIANS

275

JOSEY KOSMAN

221

JP HOAGLAND

214

JULIA SKORCZEWSKI

243

KAEL DIMMER

270

KAILEY SHANNON

255

KARLYN CONNOLLY

277

KAYLA HICKS

277

KAYLIA WIRFS

245

KELSEY KOSMAN

260

KENNEDY HUNTER

240

KYLER SHANNON

266

LAINEY KELLY

265

LOGAN ERIKSEN

253

LOGAN KELLY

296

MARIN DENES

226

MATHEW TRACHTA

241

MATTHEW MORRICAL

268

MYA REYHONS

287

NATHANIEL BARNHART

283

NOAH EXLEY-SCHUMAN

261

NOAH PISARIK

262

OLIVIA ZACH

272

PAIGE EMIG

273

QUINLAN DENES

268

RACHEL LOCHNER

267

RHEANNA THEOBALD

258

RYDER BUNCH

264

SADIE PLAYER

274

STEVEN WOLFE

256

SYDNEY ULCH

281

TAIT RENTSCHLER

240

TYLER REYHONS

245

VARGAS LOCKE

263

WALKER HOLMES BILDEN

267

XZAVIOR BROWN

247

 

3D:

 

ADEN GRUDZINSKI

286

BRANDON LOCHNER

262

COLLIN HALLIER

274

ELIZABETH BARNS

217

ELLIE BARKALOW

110

JACOB CANNON

257

JAKE KADLEC

260

LAINEY KELLY

268

LOGAN KELLY

294

MYA REYHONS

281

QUINLAN DENES

231

RACHEL LOCHNER

250

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