Bluffton Elks, Lodge 2773, sponsored a hoop shoot contest for boys and girls ages 8 to 13 at the Bluffton Boys & Girls Club. There were about 50 participants from many different schools in the area. Audience participation and support was phenomenal.
Bob Peterson of the Elks Lodge would like to thank all who participated this year and is looking forward to all the winners going on to the next level of play in their categories Feb. 16 in Charleston. A special thank you to all the parents, teachers and coaches who worked so hard to help make this such a success.
The winners were:
8- and 9-year-old girls: 1. Ella Clark, Hilton Head Prep; 2. Edy Ann McGoldrick, Hilton Head Island Elementary School; 10- and 11-year-old: 1. Adriana Willis, Bluffton Middle School; 2. Jessica Slyfield, Okatie Elementary School; 12- and 13-year-old: 1. Zoe Baker, Hilton Head Island Middle School; 2. Megan McDonell, Hilton Head Island Middle School; 8- and 9-year-old boys: 1. Jake Richardson, Hilton Head Island Elementary School for the Creative Arts; 2. Miles Prusia, M.C. Riley Elementary School; 10- and 11-year-old: 1. Wilson Mullis, Okatie Elementary; 2. Aaron Cooper George, Okatie Elementary; 12- and 13-year-old: 1. Jai X. Morrow, McCracken Middle School; 2. Dawson Loper, Bluffton Middle School.