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