Morton Places Third In PA Elks Hoop Shoot
On March 3, 2012, at State College High School in State College, Kierstyn Morton, daughter of Kelly and Allen Morton of Needmore, placed third in the Pennsylvania State Elks Hoop Shoot Competition. Kierstyn was in the 10-11- year-old girls division and shot 16 out of 25 and 3 for 5 in a shootout that captured third place.
Jayden Kies, son of Misty Henry and Bill Kies of Mc- Connellsburg, placed eighth shooting 16 out of 25 foul shots. Jayden was in the 8-9- year-old boys division.
Both Kierstyn and Jayden represented the Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 and the South Central District in the state competition.
Next year’s local competition will be at McConnellsburg Elementary School Sunday, January 13, 2012, starting at 2 p.m. More information may be obtained by contacting Kathy J. Kendall at 717-485-0221.