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bad weather canceling their first attempt at holding their free throw competitions scheduled for Saturday, March 3, the District 37 contest for the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Champion- ship were finally held Saturday, March 10. The event for both the boys and girls was held at St. Fran- cis de Sales gymnasium in Man- istique. Local council champions ages 9-14 from Manistique, Munis- ing, and Naubinway vied for age group titles.
Boys DivisionsWinning the 9-year-old division was Hunter Dennis of Engadine. He made 6 of 25 shots.
Twelve-year-old Logan MacPhail of Manistique made 14 of his 25 shots.
Manistique resident Darien Nich- ols competed in the 13 year old boys division and completed 100 percent of his shots. He went 25 of 25.
Completing the boys division was 14-year-old Riley Formolo, of Engadine, who made 13 of 25 shots.
Girls DivisionsAdvancing for the 9-year-old girls division was Courtney Frazier, of Naubinway. She made seven of her 25 shots.
Kelsea Ackerman, of Munising, will advance for the 12 year old girls. She completed 15 of 25 shots.
In the 13-year-old division Man- istique resident Madison Russell will advance after making 18 of her 25 shots.
Fourteen-year-old Ashley Menominee, of Manistique, will continue in the competition after making 15 of her 25 free throw shots.
The above winners will compete on Saturday, March 18, at Diocese and State Level competitions which will be held at Negaunee Middle School.
They will first compete for the Diocese Championship. After the Diocese champions are determined for each age group, they will shoot for the state championship.
Their scores will then be called into competitions that are concur- rently being held at Sacred Heart Gym in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., to de- termine state winners.
International champions are de- termined on the basis of best scores submitted from the state level com- petitions in each age category.