While many athletes were forced to miss competitions this spring and summer, Anastasia Schutte kept her eye on the target.
The Holland native defended gold medal at the Meijer State Games of Michigan in the Archery 3D division for the fourth time — in record fashion.
The event was originally schedule for late June, but was postponed to July 25-26. Some sports were done virtually and this year’s games had no ceremony. But archery was able to go on with social distancing.
Schutte, competing at the Sparta Hunting and Fishing Club in the Traditional Adult Female Division, scored 236 points to break her own state games national record.
“I finally accomplished my goal of beating my scores from previous competitions. This win does help improve my confidence, self-esteem, and getting a reward for my hard work,” Schutte said.
Last year, she set the mark with 201 at the State Games of America and was named State Games Female Athlete of the Year.
This year’s performance was her…