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Russell Elks Hoop Shoot Winners Announced

Elks Hoop ShootThe Russell Elks Lodge held its 42nd Annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Russell High School's Amos Morris Gym.

A total of four girls and eight boys ages 8-13 competed in the free-throw competition.

Winners included...

Girls

Age 10-11       1st - Emerson Nichols (Russell)
Age 12-13       1st - Emily Schippers (Victoria)
                      2nd - Abigail Cross (Russell)
                      3rd - Autumn Karst (Russell)

Boys

Age 8-9           1st - Wyatt Middleton (Russell)
                      2nd - Tristan Olive (St. John)
                      3rd - Jackson Cross (Russell)
                      4th - Javon Letsch (Luray)
Age 10-11       1st - Aidan Rohr (Russell)
                      2nd - Matthew Davidson (Hays)
Age 12-13       1st - Austin Price (Russell)
                      2nd - Sam Ochs (Russell)

First place winners in each age division advance to the distrist competition in Pratt on Jan. 18. The state competition is in February.

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