Kirsten Miller (left), daughter of Steve and Amy Miller, was the fourth grade girls champion with a score of 24. Marissa Mackedanz took seventh place in the same grade with a score of 11.
Brooke Schmitz (right), daughter of Jim and Brenda Schmitz, was the other state champion from Paynesville. Competing in the fifth grade girls division, Brooke did not miss a shot and scored 35, the highest score in grades four through seven. Leann Nepsund placed tenth in that division with a score of 13.
Paynesville placed two boys in both sixth and seventh grade. Mitchell Mackedanz placed tenth in the sixth grade by scoring 23. Chris Beier, despite a broken finger, placed 12th with 12 points.
In seventh grade, Trevor Stanger placed seventh with 28 points. Ross Jaeger placed 13th with 17 points.
The Supershot competition uses a weighted scoring system, depending on the distance of the shot. The event is timed, and athletes must shoot at least once from seven locations.
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