Two girls representing Tamaqua Lodge #592 finished first in their respectively age groups at the NE Central District Elks "Hoop Shoot" on Sun. Feb. 12 at Danville High School. Ashley Jones (left) shot 20-for-25 to capture first place in the Girls 8-9 Division and Nicole Leshko was 19-for-25 to win the 12-13 Girls Division. Jones and Leshko advance to the State "Hoop Shoot" contest at State College. Other youngsters representing Tamaqua at the District championships were, Emily Amershek in the Girls 10-11 Dvision; Luke VanBuskirk, Boys 8-9; Gregory Davis, Boys 10-11; and Christopher Miller, Boys 12-13. Amershek finished second in her age group. Tamaqua Hoop Shoot Director, Vaal Kester, joined the local contestants for the competition in Danville.
Jones, Leshko win Hoop Shoot District titles
Thursday, March 8, 2012