The Elks are pleased to announce the 44th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest. Two boys and three girls, ages 8 to 13, won the first round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest at White Pine High School on December 9 and have been named local lodge champions.
BOYS 8-9: Nolan Hicks of Eureka.
GIRLS 8-9 Kyrianna Thompson of Ely.
BOYS 10-11: Kobe Barnes of Ely.
GIRLS 10-11: Kenna Van Camp of Ely.
GIRLS 12-13: Eva Kingston of Ely.
First place trophies were awarded to one boy and one girl in each of the three agecategories: ages 8 to 9, 10 to 11 and 12 to 13. The five champions will now advance to the district finals at Austin, Nevada on January 30, where they will compete with other winners from the central division district. For more information on the Elks National Hoop Shoot or to learn more about the Elks, visit www.elks.org/hoopshoot or email HOOPSHOOT@elks.org.