The Elks are pleased to announce the 47th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest.  Three boys and two girls, ages 8 to 13 won the second round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest in Austin on Jan. 26 and have been named district champions.

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

Boys 10-11:  Kade Snyder of McGill awarded second place.

Girls 10-11:  Miley Oxborrow of McGill awarded second place.

Boys 12-13:  Mason Johnson of Eureka awarded first place.

Girls 12-13:  Madison  Sorenson of White Pine Middle School awarded first place.

 Johnson and Sorenson will now advance to the NSEA State Finals at Hawthorne on Feb. 16, where they will compete with other winners from Nevada.

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