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Photo provided Members of the Minnesota 4-H Compound Archery Team that competed at the national meet were, from left: Coach Kevin Hoeper, Nick Kappers, Ethan Puttonen, Mitchell Plaehn and John Longholz.

Puttonen joins Minnesota 4-H archers at national meet

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Wadena County 4-H member Ethan Puttonen competed on the Minnesota Compound Archery Team in the National Shooting Sports meet June 24-28 at Grand Island, Neb.


The Sebeka archer joined a team that included Nick Kappers (Spring Valley), John Longholz (Lake Benton) and Mitchell Plaehn (Spring Valley).

The Minnesota team took an overall ranking of third in the nation. Minnesota has not had a Compound Archery team or archer place at the nationals in more than 10 years.

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