The Calhoun Elks Lodge #1883 held their annual Hoop Shoot Free Throw competition last Sunday at the Calhoun Recreation Department. The event is free to competitors and is open to children ages 8-13. Every participant received a free t-shirt and trophies were awarded to first, second and third place in each age division. There were a total of 26 competitors.

PIctured first are winners in the 8-9 year old division, (from left to right) which were Ryan Rogers (girls 1st place), Jenna Brannon (girls second place), Reagan Summers (girls third place), Blake Hammett (boys first place), Rocco Baxter (boys second place) and Emaree Winston (boys third place).

PIctured second are winners in the 10-11 year old division, (from left to right) which were Anna Brannon (girls 1st place), Zoey Talley (girls second place), Karson Brown (girls third place), John Jones (boys first place), Matthew Land (boys second place) and Jace Sanford (boys third place).

Pictured third are winners in the 12-13 year old division, (from left to right) which were Emma Rogers (girls 1st place), Hayes Carpenter (boys first place), Blaze Hammett (boys second place) and Chayson Brown (boys third place).

Winners advance to the district competition at Gordon Central High on the weekend of Feb. 6