KOC Free Throw Championship

Photo by Shari Harris
KOC free throw winners include, from left: Chance Miller, Tucker Durham, Abigail Miller, Allie Benoist, and Makenna Skidmore.
By Shari Harris,

  Sunday, Jan. 13, the Knights of Columbus Council 12650 held their seventh annual Free Throw Championship for boys and girls ages 9 to 14. The Licking FEMA gym was the location for the competition, and children and their fans arrived ready to compete.
  Age groups were 9 to 11-year-olds and 12 to 14-year olds in both boys and girls categories. The winners advance to the district competition on February 2 at Willow Springs High School’s Munford Gym. From there, winners advance to Regionals at Springfield Catholic High School, then on to State competition at Father Tolton High School in St. Louis.
  Sunday’s winners included Abigail Miller, age 9; Allie Benoist, age 11; Tucker Durham, age 11; Makenna Skidmore, age 13; and Chance Miller, age 12.



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