2012-03-22 / Sports

Dillon Beaton takes Lower Peninsula Championship in Knights Free Throw Championship

Dillon Beaton Dillon Beaton Dillon Beaton of Grand Ledge, Mich., won the Knights of Columbus Free Throw State Championship in the Lower Peninsula on Saturday, March 18, in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Beaton who is 10, made 32 out of 40 free throws which included participating in three five shot “Shoot outs” to determine the champion.

In the finals, he defeated the runnerup from last year’s State Championship after eliminating the defending State Champion in Regional competition on Feb. 25.

Dillon is the son of seasonal Manistique residents Dan and Lori Beaton.

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