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Sport shorts: Knights of Columbus hold free-throw competition

Mar. 12—JAMESTOWN — The local Knights of Columbus councils hosted their annual district and regional free-throw championship in Valley City on March 3. Each Competitor shot 25 free throws with the top scorer advancing at each level.

Harper Elliot was named the 2024 District 12 age 9 winner while Clare Newman and Anna Potts picked up the age 10 and 11 girls winner titles. Megan Jarret was crowned the age 14 champion.

On the boys' side, Garett Halmrast, Madden Potts, Kelton Schulz, Weston Readel, Max Lematta and Colby Thielges were named District 12 winners in their respective age groups.

Leah Steele, Kayleigh Engels, Logan Erickstad, Megan Jarrett were named the girls' regional winners in the age 9, 10, 11 and 14 categories.

The boys regional winners were Garett Halmrast, Jacoby Allery, Kelton Schulz, Weston Readel, Max Lematta and Justin Hone.

Regional winners will compete in the state competition. State will be held on March 23 at Jamestown's St. John's Academy.