McKenzie County 4-H Archers Receive Honors At State Indoor Match
May 3, 2023 | View PDF
McKenzie County 4-H Archers took home first place honors in the Barebow Beginner Division at the 4-H Archery Indoor Championships held at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot on April 25. Team members were: KayDee Ceynar, Payton Schultz, Paul Smith and Noah Ellis. KayDee captured third place individually and Payton received fifth place honors.
In addition, the Senior Freestyle team placed second. Members were, Ryan Pingel, Dawson Beadle, Dylon Cargo and Hailey Wendlandt.
Lastly, the Senior Bare Bow team received third place honors. Those team members were, Jake and Clay Ceynar, Ryan Pingel and Ethan Morris.
Finishing off, master shooters Clay and Jake Ceynar placed third and fourth respectively.
This event is the culmination of indoor matches held across North Dakota. Around 300 archers participated in this competition.
Thirty-seven archers from McKenzie County participated in the state contest. These individuals, not named above were, Cory Crites, Nick Ellis, Boston, Foss, Jordyn and Peyton Grace; Kesley Haak, Jax Hovde, Anna and Casey Hovland; Jacob Jaggi, Hayden and Rhys Kincaid; Lloen, LaPaz,, Colt and McCoy Lawlar; Alani and Dillon Morris; Luke Pederson, Aria, Brianna and Jacob Rink; Parker Schmidt, John Signalness, Hailey and Luke Transtrom; and Malakai Wendlandt.
McKenzie County 4-H archery has 90 members ages 8-18.
Volunteer coaches for McKenzie County are, Dustin Ceynar, Brent Schwan, Blaine Hovland, Alex Schmidt, Andrew Grace, Bonnie Reeves and Brandon Beadle.
For more information on the McKenzie County 4-H Archery Program, contact NDSU Extension/McKenzie County at 701-444-3451.