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Young Hoopsters in Yorktown Win Elks Contest

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The 12-13 bracket with shootout coordinator Bob Cole: runner-up Kaitlyn Wilkowski, winner Melissa Severino, winner Arturo Macchia, and runner-up David Pinkowski Credits: Yorktown Elks Lodge
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The 8-9 bracket with Cole: runner-up Lynae Petrosino, winner Joy Diaz, winner Tommy Carney, and runner-up Clark Cokley Credits: Yorktown Elks Lodge
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The 10-11 bracket with Cole: runner-up Jillian Cinquina, winner Esther Villamin, winner Isaiah Wallace, and runner-up Rocco Martinelli Credits: Yorktown Elks Lodge
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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Yorktown Elks held its annual Hoop Shoot contest on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Yorktown High School. Students from area schools participated and were required to shoot 25 free throws. Those with the highest number of baskets advanced to the next round, which was a district competition hosted by the Haverstraw Elks Lodge on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Here are the first- and second-place winners for each bracket:

• 8-9 Boys winner: Tommy Carney; second place: Clark Cokley

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• 8-9 Girls winner: Joy Diaz; second place: Lynae Petrosino

• 10-11 Boys winner: Isaiah Wallace; second place: Rocco Martinelli

• 10-11 Girls winner: Esther Villamin; second place: Jillian Cinquina

• 12-13 Boys winner: Arturo Macchia; second place: David Pinkowsky

• 12-13 Girls winner: Melissa Severino; second place Kaitlyn Wilkowski

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