N.D. 4-H Shooting Sports Teams Place in Nationals
North Dakota Ag Connection - 07/11/2019
North Dakota's 4-H shooting sports archery team placed 10th and the shotgun team placed 11th at the 2019 4-H National Championships in Grand Island, Neb. The youth competed in a field of 30 teams in the shotgun events and 24 teams in the archery
The North Dakota teams consisted of competitors who qualified in the 2018 North Dakota State Championships in shotgun and archery. Each team had four members who competed in their qualifying discipline.
Members of the shotgun team were Zachary Ohma, Chris Morstad and Erich Scheffert from Ramsey County and Andrew Hill from Dickey County. ShiAnne Boehm and Ben Niemuth from Morton County, Ethan Myers from Ward County and Ethan Sprague
from Stutsman County represented North Dakota in archery.
The teams were required to participate in 3-D, World Federation Field Archery and a half-field round of National Federation Archery Association archery at the National Championships. The shotgun events included trap, skeet and sporting clays. Participants
earned individual and team awards for the top 10 placings in the discipline for each day and overall match awards.