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Free throw champs go to states

By Staff | Mar 4, 2011

Nine boys and girls from Jefferson County, ages 10 to 14, were named District 10 champions in Knights of the Columbus Free Throw Championship competition held at Shepherdstown Middle School Gym.

The 10-year-old winners were Angel Diaz and Ethan Gottlieb. The 11-year-old winners were Amanda Biebel and Matthew Grant. The 12-year-old winners were Alyssa Kerns and Morgan Hoak. The 13-year-old winners were Shannon Curtin and Michael Tennant. Carly Jansure won the 14-year-old girl’s division.

Each contestant was allowed 25 free throws. Each of these winners will compete in the state finals to be held March 6, at St. Patrick’s Gym in Weston, W.Va. at 1 p.m.