Dowagiac Elks host annual Hoop Shoot

Published 8:53 am Wednesday, December 18, 2019

DOWAGIAC — Champions in four out of six age divisions were awarded at the annual Dowagiac Elks Lodge 889 Hoop Shoot at Dowagiac Union High School on Saturday.

There were not participants in the girls 8-9 or the boys 12-13 age brackets.

Taking first place in the boys 8-9 division was Tyler Feirick, while Olivia McIntosh was the winner in the girls 10-11 division. Kenneth Cruz won the boys 10-11 division.

Bree Behnke was the winner of the girls 12-13 division.

Medals were given out for first, second and third-place finishers in each age division. First-place finishers advance to the district competition, which will be in St. Joseph in January.

Here are the top three placers in each division:

8-9 Boys

First – Tyler Feirick

Second – Adrian Fitchett

Third – Kyle Frazier

10-11 Boys

First – Kenneth Cruz

Second – Parker Stout

Third – Austin Hart

10-11 Girls

First – Olivia McIntosh

Second – Charleigh Reed

Third – Tessa Deering

12-13 Girls

First – Bree Behnke

Second – Sienna Potter

Third – Ava Nate