The 6-foot-3, 250-pound senior hurled the shot put 65 feet, six inches and launched the discus 175-5 to win both events at the Michigan Indoor Track Series championships this past winter. Both marks ranking as the nation’s No. 1 performance among prep competitors during the 2020 indoor season. Targgart also won the shot put and the discus at the Division 2 outdoor state meet in 2019 and won gold in the shot put at the 2019 New Balance Nationals Outdoor with a career-best throw of 69-4.25, which ranked No. 3 nationally last spring among preps.
Targgart has maintained a 4.0 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in track and field on scholarship at the University of South Carolina.
Targarrt has volunteered locally on behalf of a food pantry, an elementary school reading initiative and the Branch County Coalition against Sexual Violence.