Santa Monica Elks Hoop Shoot
Forty-one youngsters between eight and 13 years old participated in a Santa Monica Elks Hoop Shoot contest at the Santa Monica Boys and Girls Club Saturday, February 5th.
The winners were:
Boys 12 to 13 years old: Ryan Harper, Jordan Silverman and Michael Freeman;
Girls 12 to 13 years old: Ashley Bautista, Crystal Bautista, and Roya Sahafi;
Boys ten to 11 years old: Jamie Harper, Christian Salem and Basil Barkas;
Girls ten to 11 years old: Maliya Comas;
Boys eight to nine years old: Ray Mancini, Evan Rosen and Orin Porter; and
Girls eight to nine years old: Kira Porter and Imanna Maxwell.
Ryan Harper and Jordan Silverman each made 20 out of 25 free throws.
The winners advance to district finals and a chance to advance to regional, state and national finals.
National winners will receive a $5,000 college scholarship, says Curt Curtiss of the Santa Monica Elks.