K of C Free Throw Competition Winners

free throw2The Knights of Columbus’ Free Throw Competition is an international competition held annually to promote youth activities. All students in fourth through eighth grade participated as part of Catholic Schools Week.

The winners of the competition were:

Girls: Boys:
Jaydan Herrera 4A Tevin Nguyen 4A
Angelina Caruso 4A Evan Wells 4B
Claire Calzadilla 5B Scott Root 5B
Katie Tomah 6B Killian Moran 6A
Erin Steele 8B Jackson Whitaker 8A
Emma Bratko 8A Steven Russell 8A

The top shooter for each age group was invited to compete at the District #9 competition held at Queen of Peace in Mesa last week. While some of the students could not attend the competition, alternates, Adrian Underwood (4B), Armaan Underwood (7A), and Jordan Herrera (5B), competed in their places. Five OLMC contestants won their divisions.

Jaydan, Jordan, Adrian, Scott, and Armaan will shoot for the state championships on March 5th at Notre Dame High School. The Championship will involve about 20-30 students from other schools in the district and  is open to the public, so come and root for our fearless falcons! The competition starts at 10:15 a.m. followed by an award ceremony and lunch for the participants. Congratulations and good luck to all those participating!