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Knights free throw champs

Published May 10, 2019

Two hundred people gathered at Morrilton’s Devil Dog Arena March 31 for the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Contest.

Forty-eight contestants from across the state competed for the right to be called state champion. Morrilton Council 5209 was the host and the Sacred Heart CYM operated a concession stand. Trophies were presented to the 12 champions, a boy and girl from each category 9 to 14 years old.

The winners are:

• 9 year olds: Elizabeth Scudder of Council 9514 in Bella Vista and Patrick Royal of Council 4143 in Conway

• 10 year olds: Taylor Couthren of Council 12875 in Charleston and Jayden Meredith of Council 10208 in Hot Springs Village

• 11 year olds: Isabel Cross of Council 7258 in Mena and Peyton Jones of Council 14619 in Scranton

• 12 year olds: Jennifer Hartman of Council 5209 in Morrilton and Conner Pintado of Council 14619 in Scranton

• 13 year olds: Olivia Williams of Council 4143 and Max Longing of Council 4143, both of Conway

• 14 year olds: Natalya Kaza of Council 812 in Little Rock and Logan Smart of Council 12875 in Charleston