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Wadena County team tops in Intermediate Archery

(front, l-r) Emilee Riggle, Heidi Olson, Logan Olson, Jacob Kicker, Jeremy Engebretson and coordinator/instructors Darlys Hamburg, Jon Hamburg and Brady Vry; (back) Archery Instructor Anita Hoeper, Rachael Vry, archery instructor Kevin Hoeper, Wyatt Puttonen, James Nardello, Roy Graba, Landon Ament and Jacob Engebretson. Not pictured: Caleb Ament, Ben Lindroos, Rachael Kicker, Cody Wegscheid, Jessica Langer, Danielle Card, Dillon Card, Kyle Kern, Allyn Paklonsky, Dylan Kern and Joshua Nadgwick.

The Wadena County team of Landon Ament, Joshua Nadgwick, Dillon Card and Jacob Kicker claimed top honors in the Intermediate Archery event recently at the 2010 4-H club state shoot.

James Nardello captured a runner-up medal in the Class C Senior Archery event. Jacob Kicker earned a third place medal in .22 rifle competition.

The field included more than 800 rifle, shotgun and archery enthusiasts. Participating under the Wadena County banner were 4-H members from Wadena-Deer Creek, Sebeka, Verndale, Staples, Bertha and Menahga.

4-H State Shoot

Wadena County Participants

.22 Rifle (intermediate)

Jacob Kicker 3rd place medal

Wyatt Puttonen 7th place medal


(Senior trap)

Roy Graba 74th place

Intermediate trap

Jacob Kicker 44th place

Wyatt Puttonen 46th place

Senior Archery (Class C)

James Nardello 2nd place medal

Roy Graba 35th place

No. 1 Intermediate Archery (Class C) Team (first place)

Landon Ament

Joshua Nadgwick

Dillon Card

Jacob Kicker

Intermediate Archery (Class C)

Dillon Card 9th place medal

Jacob Engebretson 12th place

Joshua Nadgwick 13th place

Jacob Kicker 20th place

Landon Ament 24th place

Ben Lindroos 27th place

Rachael Vry 28th place

Wyatt Puttonen 31st place

Danielle Card 50th place

No. 2 Intermediate Archery (Class C) Team 6th Place

Ben Lindroos

Rachael Vry

Danielle Card