Two State Records Set at State NASP Tournament

Two state records fell at the 18th annual National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament March 15-16 at the Sandhills Global Events Center in Lincoln.

Sydney Havlat of Milford scored 292 points out of a possible 300 shooting bull’s-eye targets for a record score for females. Also, Omaha Mater Dei Academy totaled 2,709 points for the state record elementary division team score.

NASP is an in-school curriculum covering target archery for students in grades 4-12. The state tournament is the largest archery event in Nebraska. The state tournament saw 700 student-archers shoot bull’s-eye targets and 300 shoot 3D targets.

Archers score their targets during the 2024 Nebraska National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament at the Sandhills Global Event Center in Lincoln. March 16, 2024. Eric Fowler, Nebraskaland Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

The results:

Individual Results


Female – 1. Christine Ng, Omaha Mater Dei Academy, 262; 2. Morgan Meysenburg, Lincoln Blessed Sacrament, 256; 3. Amabelle Shumate, Mater Dei Academy, 248; 4. Ruth Merrimen, Mater Dei Academy, 243; 5. Lily Miller, Mater Dei Academy, 243.

Male – 1. Hunter Therkildsen, Bellevue Cornerstone Christian, 280; 2. Evan King, Cornerstone Christian, 259; 3. Asis Diaz, Mater Dei Academy, 255; 4. Caleb Lehman, Yorkshire Homeschool, 254; 5. Corey Goodwin, Lincoln St. John, 249.

Middle School

Female – 1. Maddie Hoyle, Lincoln Pound MS, 283; 2. Melanie Elsasser, Pound MS, 280; 3. Anna Diessner, Tri-City Homeschool, 273; 4. Brooklyn Devall, Tri-City Homeschool, 270; 5. Avery Ostdiek, Lawrence-Nelson, 268.

Male – 1. Camdon Roker, Lincoln Pounds MS, 289; 2. Danny Fuller, Superior, 283; 3. Eli Collins, Cornerstone Christian, 279; 4. Peter Pulliam, Mater Dei Academy, 278; 5. Chris Wissenburg, Milford, 276.

High School

Female – 1. Sydney Havlat, Milford, 292; 2. Kamryn Wanser, Lincoln Standing Bear, 283; 3. Ayla Salistean, Milford, 280; 4. Olivia Burns, Standing Bear, 279; 5. Addison Wolfe, Lincoln Southeast, 278.

Male – 1. Harrison Harvey, Lincoln Southwest, 284; 2. Aaron Wholeb, Lincoln Southwest, 284; 3. Landon Sterns, Lincoln Southwest, 283; 4. James Wissenburg, Milford, 282; 5. Aiden March, Lincoln Southwest, 280.

Overall High Score

Female – Sydney Havlat, Milford, 292

Male – Camdon Roker, Lincoln Pound MS, 289

Nebraska Bowhunters Association Sportsmanship Trophy – Milford

Team Results

Elementary – 1. Omaha Mater Dei, 2,709; 2. Lawrence-Nelson, 2,423; 3. Lincoln Blessed Sacrament, 2,285.

Middle School – 1. Lincoln Pound MS, 3,164; 2. Bellevue Cornerstone Christian, 3,132; 3. Omaha Mater Dei, 3,078.

High School – 1. Milford, 3,238; 2. Omaha Mater Dei, 3,194; 2. Lincoln Pius X, 3,054.

SACO Duels – 1. Lincoln Standing Bear; 2. Lincoln Pound MS; 3. Superior; 4. Lincoln St. John

Nebraska Endowment Scholarship – Females: Sydney Havlat, Milford, $2,500; Kamryn Wanser, Standing Bear, $1,500; Ayla Salistean, Milford, $1,000; Males: Camdon Roker, Lincoln Pound MS, $2,500; James Wissenburg, Milford, $1,500; Aaron Wohleb, Lincoln Southwest, $1,000

NASP All-Nebraska Academic Archer Team

Will Muff, Lincoln Pius X

Chason Bell, Lincoln Scott MS

Sydney Bisson, Cornerstone Christian

Morgan Bridges, Cornerstone Christian

Damien Brown, Lincoln North Star

Olivia Burns, Standing Bear

Eli Collins, Cornerstone Christian

Anna Diessner, Tri-City Homeschool

Connor Evridge, Cornerstone Christian

Danny Fuller, Superior

Hailey Green, Lincoln Southeast

Maddie Hoyle, Lincoln Pound MS

Aidan Jedlecki, Cornerstone Christian

London Lambrecht, Lincoln Southeast

Kenley Lovitt, Milford

Aidan Mach, Lincoln Southwest

Camdon Roker, Lincoln Pound MS

Ayla Salistean, Milford

Brody Schnieders, Lincoln Pius X

Hunter Therkildsen, Cornerstone Christian

Kamryn Wanser, Standing Bear

Christopher Wissenburg, Milford

James Wissenburg, Milford

Aaron Wohleb, Lincoln Southwest