The Elks are pleased to announce the 44th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest. Two girls, ages 8 to 13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest at Hawthorne, Nevada on February 13 and have been named Nevada State Champions.
GIRLS 8-9: Kyrianna Thompson of Ely awarded third place.
GIRLS 12-13: Eva Kingston of Ely awarded second place. First, second and third place trophies were awarded to one boy and one girl in each of the three age categories: ages 8 to 9; 10 to 11 and 12-13. The Nevada State winners will now advance to the Western Regional Hoop Shoot finals at Las Vegas on February 27, where they will compete with other winners from California-Hawaii, Arizona and Utah. 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.