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BASKETBALL: Area students competing at district hoop shoot

The Elks Central District Hoop Shoot is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Lake Region Christian School in Baxter.

Students from Alexandria, Fergus Falls, Hutchinson, Willmar, Wadena and Brainerd will compete.

Students from Brainerd competing are:

■ Girls 8-9, Meghan Smith, Baxter Elementary

■ Boys 8-9, Carsen Turk, Crosby-Ironton

■ Girls 10-11, Shyanne Loiland, C-I

■ Boys 10-11, Cayden Turk, C-I

■ Girls 12-13, Shayle Loiland, C-I

■ Boys 12-13, Braedon Wangsness, Pillager.

Six students in each boys/girls age division in the district competition will advance to the state hoop shoot Feb. 9 at Hutchinson.

State winners go on to the regional hoop shoot at Iowa City, Iowa, in March.

The national hoop shoot is in April at Springfield, Mass.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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