The McPherson Elks Post 502 conducted its local Hoop Shoot contest recently and the winners advanced to the district shoot at Garden City.
There, three of the local youths qualified for state by winning their divisions. Alex Robertson won the 8-9 boys division, Ethan Lindberg won the 10-11 boys division and Adam Elliott won the 12-13 boys division.
Robertson is the son of Terri and Dave Robertson. Lindberg is son of Shannon and Adam Lindberg. Elliott is the son of Sarah and Andy Elliott.
Those three will compete Feb. 7 in Wichita.
Laykn Schieferecke was another local winner who competed at Garden City.
Laverne Havel was the local director of the contest.