Local athletes compete in Elks Hoop Shoot
Students from Eagle View Elementary School and Pequot Lakes Middle School competed in the Elks District Hoop Shoot at Lake Region Christian School in Brainerd on Saturday, Jan. 26. The students competed against other kids from Alexandria, Hutchinson, Wadena, and Willmar. All five of the Pequot Lakes kids placed first or second in their age level. Sidney Larsen won the 8-9 year old category while Eli Martini placed second in the boys 8-9 year old group. Blake Spiczka took second in the 10-11 year old category. Kelsi Martini won the 12-13 year old age group while Clay Erickson came in second for the boys 12-13 year old category. Sidney Larsen and Kelsi Martini will be moving on to the State level of competition at Hutchinson on Saturday, Feb. 16. Front row, from left: Sidney Larsen and Eli Martini. Back row: Blake Spiczka, Kelsi Martini and Clay Erickson.