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Knights of Columbus District 88 Basketball Free Throw

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On Saturday, February  23rd, the Essex Knights of Columbus Council #3305 hosted the District 88 Basketball Free Throw Championship at Essex High School. Council winners from Essex, McGregor, and Maidstone shot 25 consecutive free throw attempts to determine who would be crowed the champ and represent District 88 at the regional championships.

Boys and girls from 9-years-old to 14-years-old showed off their basketball talents, as they competed against one another with numerous ages having to go to extra basket shootouts to determine the winner in each age class.

Ava Harrison, Chelsey Benoit, Julia Jobin, Callixa Raposo, and Madison Shanahan will go on to represent the girls’ side. Matthew Cunningham, Jimmy Hayes, Nolan Brady, Julian Zakrzewski, Alex Archer, and John Paul Lapain will go on to represent the boys’ side.

The regional Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championships take place Sunday, March 3rd at Belle River High School.

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