BASKETBALL: State champions crowned in Elks Hoop Shoot


Three girls and three boys from the Elks Central District competed in the Elks State Hoop Shoot free throw contest Feb. 9 at Hutchinson.

Two of the six won their age divisions — 8-year-old Carsen Turk from Crosby and 13-year-old Shayla Loiland from Crosby.

Carsen and Shayla will go on to the regional hoop shoot March 8-10 at Iowa City, Iowa. 

The Central District consists of Hutchinson, Willmar, Alexandria, Fergus Falls, Wadena and Brainerd. 

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