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Craig kids on target in Elks Hoop Shoot

Top throwers to compete in Rifle

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest winners

8- and 9-year-old boys

  1. Aiden Rojas
  2. David Hernandez
  3. Hudson Jones
  4. Marcus Pech

10- and 11-year-old girls

  1. Arely Rojas
  2. Sophie Hough
  3. Annika Hampton

10- and 11-year-old boys

  1. David Andujo
  2. Hector Hernandez
  3. Cort Murphy

12- and 13-year-old girls

  1. Breanna Pech
  2. Emaleigh Papierski

12- and 13-year-old boys

  1. Tanner Etzler
  2. Krece Papierski
  3. Christopher Maneotis

The Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 recently hosted the local segment of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest.

Local youths each shot 25 free throws during the Dec. 20 event at Sandrock Elementary School. The top shooters in each age group of the program, for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, will move on to the district competition in Rifle.

The first-place finishers include Aiden Rojas among the 8- and 9-year-old boys, Arely Rojas for the 10- and 11-year-old girls, David Andujo in 10- and 11-year-old boys, Breanna Pech for 12- and 13-year-old girls and Tanner Etzler in 12- and 13-year old boys.