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Two WJHS students attend state hoop shooting contest in Bangor

posted Feb 1, 2013, 12:37 PM by Fran Prentice
Wells Junior High School seventh grade students Anya Chase and Mitchell Libby placed at the state level in the Elks National “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Contest held at Bangor High School on January 27th.   Chase placed third in the Girls 12 and 13 Division by scoring 20 out of 25 foul shots while Libby, in a similar division for boys, received second place by sinking 18 out of 25 foul shots attempted.   On January 13th, Chase and Libby each placed first in their respective divisions in the Coastal District portion of this contest held at Wells Junior High School.   According to the Maine Elks website, this foul shooting competition is open to all boys and girls, ages 8 through 13.  “All public and private schools within the jurisdiction of a local Elk Lodge are invited to participate in this program.”