Becker Shoots Record High Score at Nebraska NASP Tournament

Expect the X Archery Team
Expect the X Archery Team img: Jacob Becker
Nebraska Games and Parks Commission
Nebraska Games and Parks Commission

LINCOLN, Neb. -(Ammoland.com)- Caleb Becker of the Expect the X homeschool team of Lincoln set a state record high score in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament on March 25 at Speedway Sporting Village in Lincoln.

Becker scored 292 out of a possible 300 points for the overall high score of the meet. Colleen Cerise of Omaha’s Mater Dei Academy had the high female score of 281.

In team competition, Lincoln’s Pound Middle School scored 3,114 points to tie a middle school record it set in 2016.

The 2017 event, the 12th in Nebraska, saw a record 802 registered archers and 2,000 spectators. Archers shot 15 arrows at targets from 10 meters and 15 arrows from 15 meters. Not counting shoot-outs and fun shoots, 32,080 arrows were shot at targets during the competition.

NASP is an in-school curriculum covering target archery for students in grades 4-12. In Nebraska, 272 schools have NASP as part of their physical education curriculum, and 35,000 students participate each school year. The state tournament is the largest archery event in Nebraska.

The results:

NASP Academic Archer Program
NASP Academic Archer Program

Individual:

High School Female – 1. Colleen Cerise, Mater Dei, 281; 2. Jaci Tubbs, Lincoln North Star, 280; 3. Jasmine Fair, Mater Dei, 277; 4. Precious Lewis, Mater Dei, 277; 5. Charlee Webster, Mater Dei, 276

High School Male – 1. Caleb Becker, Expect the X, 292; 2. Boaz Bornschlegl, Expect the X, 287; 3. Wynn Shedenhelm, Mater Dei, 285; 4. Josh Dixon, Oakland-Craig, 284; 5. Joel Ostrom, Burwell, 282

Middle School Female – 1. Esther Becker, Expect the X, 271; 2. Makenna Gerber, Pound, 270; 3. Lily Vigil, Mater Dei, 268; 4. Annette Bauer, Mater Dei, 266; 5. Lilly Hanley, Goodrich, Lincoln, 266

Middle School Male – 1. Daniel Janzen, Mater Dei, 284; 2. Matthew Gruhn, Irving, Lincoln, 284; 3. Creighton Blahak, Pound, 281; 4. Malachi Bornschlegl, Expect the X, 277; 5. Owen Chaffin, Irving, 275

Elementary Female – 1. Hannah Nichols, Expect the X, 272; 2. Lydia Swartz, Arrows to Ammo homeschool, Lincoln, 254; 3. Magdalen Osantowski, Mater Dei, 246; 4. Mary Kuck, Mater Dei, 242; 5. Madison Dobesh, Arrows to Ammo, 234

Elementary Male – 1. Jonathan Reeb, Blessed Sacrament, Lincoln, 244; 2. Baylon Bargen, Superior, 242; 3. Kane Good, Millard, 239; 4. Augustine Terneus, Arrows to Ammo, 237; 5. Brady Tonar, Millard, 233

Team:

  • High School – 1. Mater Dei, 3,318; 2. Expect the X, 3,289; 3. Lincoln East, 3,179
  • Middle School Division – 1. Pound, Lincoln, 3,114; 2. Irving, 3,104; 3. Mater Dei, 3,033
  • Elementary Division – 1. Millard, 2,425; 2. Superior, 2,378; 3. Arrows to Ammo, 2,269
  • Nebraska Bowhunters Association Sportsmanship Trophy – Millard North Middle School
  • Nebraska Endowment Scholarship – Female Winner: Belle Kendall, Lincoln East, $1,000; Runner-up: Mia Cyr, Mater Dei, $250; Male Winner: Boaz Bornschlegl, Expect the X, $1,000; Runner-up: Caleb Becker, Expect the X, $250
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