K of C Crown Youth District Free Throw Champs
Eleven girls and boys ages 9 - 14 were named champions of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw District Championships on Sunday and earned the right to compete at the regional level. The district battle took place February 5 at Spirit Lake High School.
In the competition, the winner of the 9 year old boys division was Ethan Hansen and for the girls it was Ryonna Faulkender. Taking home the medal for the boys at age 10 was Cael Bruning and for the girls it was Ava Packebush. Ashten Ver Steeg was the 11 year old boys champion and Lacey Duffy was the champs for the girls. Preston Bennett was the winner of the 12 year old boys division while Leah Sorenson took home the meal for the girls. In the 13 year old bracket, Brayden Robards was the boys champ and Olivia Irmiter was the girls champion. Winning for the 14 year old boys division was Jaden Heller.
District winners are eligible to compete in the regional competition in Remsen, with an eye toward moving on to the state and international levels.