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Winning contestants from the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship are shown with council volunteers who assisted in making the event successful. From left, first row, are Boland, Salus, Jack Cacozza, Grand Knight; Lauren Charlton and Clair Charlton. Second row, Bill Roberts, Ed Sholtis and, Jim O'Donnell, event chairman.
Winning contestants from the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship are shown with council volunteers who assisted in making the event successful. From left, first row, are Boland, Salus, Jack Cacozza, Grand Knight; Lauren Charlton and Clair Charlton. Second row, Bill Roberts, Ed Sholtis and, Jim O'Donnell, event chairman.
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Two boys and three girls from the Back Mountain area were named local winners of the 2014 Father O’Leary Knights of Columbus #8224 Free Throw Championship. They have earned the right to compete at the K of C District 14 competition from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Gate of Heaven Gymnasium in Dallas, with an eye toward moving on to the state and international levels.


The Back Mountain Knights of Columbus sponsored the local competition at the Gate of Heaven’s gymnasium. All area youngsters ages 10 to 14 were eligible to participate.


Clair Charlton was the 10-year-old girls’ champion and her sister Lauren Charlton won the girls’ 11-year-old championship.


Jack Farrell was 11-year-old boys’ winner with Sean Bolton winning the championship in the 12-year-old boys’ division.


The 12-year-old girls’ bracket was won by Sarah Salus.


Each contestant was allowed 15 free throw attempts in the contests. Ties were settled by successive rounds of five free throws per contestant until a winner emerged.


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