The Elks are pleased to announce the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest.

Two boys and one girl, ages 8-13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest at Hawthorne, Nevada on February 17 and have been named Nevada State champions.

Boys 8-9: Olen Morrison of McGill awarded second place.

Girls 8-9: Brenley Skadburg of McGill awarded first place.

Boys  12-13:  Juan Labra of Ely awarded second place.

Skadburg will now advance to the Western Regional Finals at Las Vegas, Nevada on March 2-3 where she will compete with other winners from California-Hawaii, Utah and Arizona.

For more information on the Elks National Hoop Shoot or to learn more about the Elks, visit or email

The Hoop shoot is free to all participants and provides youth an opportunity to compete,  and to connect.