SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Elks Lodge #1560 held their annual Hoop Shoot for boys and girls ages 8 to 13 at Riverside Middle School on Dec. 9, 2018.
In the 8 to 9-year-old group for girls, the first place winner was Savannah Dezaine. Second place was Hailey Magill. For the boys in the same age group, the first place winner was Matthew Durphey with Kaiden McCarthy in second place.
For the 10 & 11-year-old girls, the winner was Kiko Boyens and second place went to Amelia Murchie. For the boys, the winner was Caden Benson with James Gultekin coming in second.
The 12 & 13-year-old winners for girls was Gabriella Anders in first with Madison Glidden in second. For the boys, the winner was Dylan McCarthy and second place was Tanner Gintof.
The first and second place winners were presented with nice Elks trophies, and all participants were presented with Elks miniature basketballs. Chairman Victor Baskevich announced that the first place winners will next compete in the southern district Elks Hoop shoot on Jan. 13, 2018 in Springfield, Vt. at the Springfield High School starting at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.