• Several student from the Remsen Central School District performed exceptionally well in the Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest at Adirondack High School, sponsored by Boonville Lodge #2158.

    The Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest is a national program for boys and girls ages 8-13. Each student has 10 minutes to warm up and then shoots 10 free throw shots for a score. After all contestant in an age-group have finished their initial 10 shots, each contestant shoots an additional 15 shots for a total of 25 scored shots. Students age 10-13 shoot from within the free throw circle and behind the free throw line, while students in the 8-9 year-old age-group shoot 4 feet in front of the regulation foul line.

    In the boys division, Wyatt Broadbent placed 1st in the 12-13 year-old age-group and Adam Jones placed 2nd.

    Andrew Jones took 1st place in the 10-11 year-old age-group, Brian Secor placed 2nd and Mitchell Fox placed 3rd. Andrew was also the overall high shooter for the competition.

    In the girls division, Ellie Secor placed 1st in the 8-9 year-old age-group and Colleen Fox placed 2nd in the 12-13 year-old age-group.

    Wyatt, Andrew and Ellie will all advance to compete at the Elks District Hoop Shoot Contest in Herkimer.​