Local Participants Place At Elks State Hoop Shoot


Published on February 17 2014 12:07 pm
Last Updated on February 17 2014 12:07 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The State Elks "Hoop Shoot" was held at Decatur in Thomas Jefferson Middle School Saturday. There were eight different districts in the state shooting.   
Local participants all received a trophy, certificate, T-shirt, and a medal for participating along with three days and two nights lodging at the Convention Center.

In the 8-9 year old girls division, Emily Konkel (Teutopolis Grade School) hit 17 of 25 for third place.

In the 8-9 year old boys division, Austin Wittenborg (Stewardson-Strasburg Grade School) hit 18 of 25 for fifth place.

In the 12-13 year old girls division, Natalie Carie (Effingham Sacred Heart Grade School) did not place.

In the 10-11 year old boys division, Jarret Tharp (Newton Elementary School) hit 15 of 25 for sixth place.