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Free throw champions announced

Boys and girls ages 10 to 14 had a chance to show off their basketball prowess at the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held Thursday, Jan. 3rd, at South Elementary in West Fargo.

The event, hosted by Holy Cross Council #9642 from Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo, saw 38 participants representing the following schools: Aurora, Bennett, Cheney, Clara Barton, Freedom, L.E. Berger, South, Sullivan, Westside, and Sheyenne 9th.

Winners were Frank Jirik, 10, Bennett; Anna Howard, 10, South; Kevin, 11, South; Courtney Boll, 11, Cheney; Adam Dufner, 12, Cheney; Isabel Klava, 12, Sullivan; Taylor Vaagen, 13, Cheney; Joshua Keller, 14, Sheyenne 9th; and Jenna Beck, 14, Cheney. The high score of the evening came from Adam Dufner who sunk 13 throws in 15 attempts.

These gifted athletes now advance to the District Championship to be held Saturday February 16th at 10 a.m. at Shanley High School.

Winners of the District competition will advance to the regional with a chance to move on to the State and International levels.