Hoop Shoot Winners

Hoopl Shoot winners — Pictured, left to right, are Carter Ross, Isaac Brockschmidt and Addilynn Tracy who all placed in the District Competition of the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest held on Jan. 26 at the Jacksonville Bowl.  Addilynn received second place in the 8 and 9-year-old girls’ division. Isaac received third place in the 12 and 13-year-old boys’ division. Carter was the first place winner in the 8 and 9-year-old boys’ division. He will move on to compete at the state competition to be held in Decatur on Feb. 23.  He will have the chance to move on to the regional and then national competition.   


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