Sawyer Routzahn, from Wolfsville, only started practicing archery competitively last year. Now just 11 years old, he has won several national awards and has earned his first world title as Shooter of the Year at the 2022 International Archery Organization World Championships in the CUB Division.
The IBO World Championship, held August 11-14 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, is the final tournament on the IBO circuit. The shooter of the year is obtained by placing among the top five scores of six national tournaments. Sawyer had the highest total score with 2013 points and 76 Xs, followed by the second place winner with 1998 points and 69 Xs.