A-J Elks Hoop Shoot contest
The Anna-Jonesboro Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot contest was held Dec. 12 at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School.
The following winners were announced in each category:
Boys 8-9 years old: 1st, Ben Coleson, Lick Creek; 2nd, Bryce Osman, Anna; 3rd, Dawson Johnson, Shawnee South.
Boys 10-11: 1st, Jake Parr, Lick Creek; 2nd, Ryan Stark, Anna; 3rd, Nick Crane, Shawnee Junior High School.
Boys 12-13: 1st, Caleb Palmer, Anna; 2nd, Dillion Gilliland, Dongola; 3rd, Jacob Furlow, Cobden.
Girls 8-9: 1st, Karlie Eddleman, Dongola; 2nd, Jade Marks, Jonesboro; 3rd, Autumn McMahan, Shawnee North.
Girls 10-11: 1st, Jordan Isom, Anna; 2nd, Kindra Baltzell, Shawnee North; 3rd, Brittany Abercrombie, Shawnee South.
Girls 12-13: 1st, Valley Reynolds, Shawnee Junior High School; 2nd, Haley Tomazzoli, Cobden; 3rd, Taylor Smith, Jonesboro.
The Bob Stoelzle Award was presented to the top shooters in the boys’ and girls’ competition.
The top shooter for the boys was Jake Parr, who was 18 of 25.
The top shooter for the girls was Valley Reynolds, who was 19 of 25.
First-place winners in each division advanced to the District Hoop Shoot contest at A-JCHS Jan. 9.