Free Throw Championship winners announced

The winners of the North Branch Knights' Free Throw Championship are (front row) Hailey Wilbur and Andrew VanEerden, age 10; Samantha Pederson and Jordan Bauch, age 11; (back row) Ellie Ehrich and Chris Tollberg, age 12; Jimmy Skroch and Megan Becklin, age 13; and Kalley Hartmann and Mitch Olson, age 14. Photo supplied

Forty-three area youths participated in the annual Free Throw Championship, sponsored by the North Branch Knights of Columbus #10016, on Jan. 13 at North Branch Middle School. All girls and boys ages 10 to 14 were invited to participate.

The winners will compete at the district level on Feb. 11 against the champions from Isanti, Cambridge and Braham in hopes of advancing to the regional and state levels.

The North Branch Knights of Columbus would like to extend a huge thank you to all contestants and parents for making this the best contest ever, the middle school custodial staff for setting up the gymnasium, the Post Review for publishing the announcement and champions photo and all volunteers who helped make this event a success.

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