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Elks Hoop Shoot winners to compete in Hot Springs

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Highland Elks Lodge 2539 sponsored the 41st annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest at the A.L. Hutson Memorial Center on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. 34 boys and girls, aged 8 to 13, participated, representing Highland, Calico Rock, Mt. Pleasant, Salem, Izard County and Hillcrest schools. A total of 890 boys and girls first particpated in their own schools seeking to compete in the January 5 Hoop Shoot competition.

Three boys and three girls, aged 8 to 13, won the local round of competition in the free throw contest.. The first place winners are: Gunner Gleghorn of Izard County for boys 8 -- 9; Shae Bassham of Salem for girls 8 -- 9; Matthew Workman of Izard County for boys 10 -- 11; Sonni Martin of Salem for girls 10 -- 11; Justus Cooper of Mt. Pleasant for boys 12 -- 13; and Samantha King of Izard County for girls 12 -- 13.

First, second and third place trophies were awarded and all competitors received a Certificate of Participation.

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Girls 8-9: Shae Bassham of Salem (left) was the winner of the Girls 8-9 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Audra Blevins and Kachine McDole were runners up.
The six champions will now advance to the state finals at Hot Springs on February 2, 2013, where they will compete with other winners from the area.

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Boys 8-9: Gunner Gleghorn of ICC (left) was the winner of the Boys 8-9 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Bryson Love and Bryson Doyle were runners up.
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.

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Girls 11-12: Samantha King of ICC (left) was the winner of the Girls 11-12 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Alexis Statler and Paige Penn were runners up.
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Boys 11-12: Justus Cooper of Mt. Pleasant (left) was the winner of the Boys 11-12 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Dallas Farmer and Zac Brown were runners up.
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Girls 10-11: Sonni Martin of Salem (left) was the winner of the Girls 10-11 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Laney Rider and Abby Orrick were runners up.
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Boys 10-11: Matthew Workman of ICC (left) was the winner of the Boys 10-11 competition in the Highland Elks' annual Hoop Shoot. Kaiden Withrow and Colton Rose were runners up.



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