Altogether, 22 boys and girls between the ages of nine and 14 competed in the competition. Each age group shot 15 free throws with the one who made the most advancing to the next level of competition to be held in Elgin on Saturday, Feb. 2. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. with competition to begin at noon.
Perfect on this day
Just one contestant on this day was perfect from the free throw line. That was 13-year-old champion Keyera Eisenhauer.
Advancing to the next round
Taking first in their age group were:
Girls — Braelyn Martinsen, age 9; Kayton Zwingman, 10; Kate Furstenau, 11; Callie Heithoff, 12; and Keyera Eisenhauer, 13. There was no one in the age 14 division.
Boys — Matthew Kerkman, age 9; Karson Kallhoff, 11; Kellan Hoefer, 12; Camryn Pelster, 13; and Paiton Hoefer, 14. There was no one in the age 10 division.