62 Shooters Shoot At Local Elks Hoop Shoot
Chambersburg Elks Lodge held its annual free local hoop shoot Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the alumni community gym in McConnellsburg. A total of 59 boys and girls ages 8-13 shot with the hopes of taking away the 2014 title. The results are as follows:
First – Kendyl Truax, daughter of Lori and Brad Truax of Needmore, with a score of 15 and 2-5 in the shootout. Kendyl represented McConnellsburg Elementary School; second – 15 and 1-5 in the shootout went to Mackenzie Stoner, daughter of Taylor and Eric Stoner of Mercersburg; third – Lariah Souders, granddaughter of Robin and Phillip Souders of Mc- Connellsburg. Lariah shot 9 out of 25 and represented McConnellsburg Elementary School.
First – Dylan Swailes, son of Megan and Diron Swailes of Mercersburg, with a score of 19 out of 25, representing Mercersburg Elementary School; second – Kade Rumbaugh, son of Samantha and Nathan Rumbaugh of Shippensburg; third – Andrew Mellott, representing Mc- Connellsburg Elementary School, shooting 18 out of 25 and 2-5 in the shootout. Andrew is the son on Alicia and Chris Mellott of Mc- Connellsburg.
Tori Rumbaugh, daughter of Samantha and Nathan Rumbaugh of Shippensburg, captured first, shooting 13 out of 25 foul shots. Kailey Swope placed second, shooting 12 for 25, representing McConnellsburg Middle School. Kailey is the daughter of Rhonda and Walter Swope of Mc- Connellsburg; third – shooting 10-25 went to Sheridan Perry, daughter of Sheri and Kelly Perry, McConnellsburg. Sheridan represented McConnellsburg Elementary School.
Rylan Good shot 19 out of 25 foul shots to capture the 2014 local title. He is the son of Laurel Good of St. Thomas; second place, representing McConnellsburg Elementary School, went to Xavier Buterbaugh, son of Krissy and Johnny Buterbaugh of McConnellsburg; third – Caleb Strait, son of Lynda and Greg Strait of McConnellsburg, represented McConnellsburg Middle School. He shot 16 out of 25 foul shots.
Leah Seville, daughter of Mary K. and Brent Seville of McConnellsburg captured first, shooting 20 out of 25 foul shots. Leah represented McConnellsburg Middle School; second – Kierstyn Morton, representing Southern Fulton High School and the daughter of Kelly and Allen Morton of Needmore. She shot 18 out of 25 foul shots. Third place went to Kellyn Perry, daughter of Sheri and Kelly Perry of McConnellsburg, who shot 16 for 25 and represented McConnellsburg Middle School.
Returning champion Karsen Rush, representing Chambersburg Area Middle School North, shot 20 out of 25 foul shots to capture the 2014 title. Owen Stoner, representing James Buchanan Middle School, shot 18 out of 25 foul shots to capture second place. Bryce Kylor, representing McConnellsburg Middle School, captured third place, shooting 17 out of 25 and 5 for 10 in the shootout. He is the son of Colleen and Chance Kylor of Mc- Connellsburg.
The following shooters will represent the lodge at the south-central district competition Sunday, January 26, at 2 p.m., at the alumni community gym in McConnellsburg: Kendyl Truax, Dylan Swailes, Tori Rumbaugh, Rylan Good, Leah Seville, and Karsen Rush. These shooters will go against winners of Carlise, Columbia/ Middletown, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lebanon, Red Lion, West Shore and York lodges. The winners will then travel to State College March 8 and compete for the state title. Please come and support these great athletes.
Chambersburg Elks Lodge # 600 wishes the champions good luck in next Sunday’s contest.