CROSSLAKE — Twelve area athletes advanced to the Knights of Columbus Region 7 Free Throw Competition after the Feb. 9 District 12 event at the Crosslake Community Center.

Advancing were Lexi Hills (age 13, Aitkin), Kirsten Nixon (11, Deerwood), Tori Oehrlein (12, Brainerd), Adah Williams (10, Aitkin), Ella Kron (9, Aitkin), Kelsi Martini (14, Pequot Lakes), Eli Martini (9, Pequot Lakes), Braedyn Smith (13, Deerwood), Danny Goodwin (12, Deerwood), Clay Erickson (14, Lake Shore), Ethan Berg (10, Brainerd), Isaiah Aulie (11, Breezy Point).

The Region 7 event will be Sunday, Feb. 23 at Aitkin High School.