Layla Chavez of McNary Heights Elementary School won the girls 10-11 year old division of the Hermiston Elks Hoop Shoot on Dec. 1.

Chavez made 17 of 25 free throws, the best of any competitor on the day.

The winner of each division will compete in the Northeast Oregon District Hoop Shoot on Jan. 6 at Sandstone Middle School in Hermiston. The district winners advance to the state event Feb. 16 at Silverton Middle School in Silverton.

Alexia Sanguino of West Park Elementary was second behind Chavez, making 13 of 25 free throws. Makenna Makens (5 of 25) of Highland Hills was third.

Girls 8-9: 1, Sofia Rodriguez (West Park Elementary) 12-25. 2, Rosie Corona (McNary Heights), 11-25. 3, Isabel Bane (McKay Creek) 8-25.

Girls 12-13: 1, Kaydence Emery (Irrigon Middle School) 7-25.

Boys 8-9: 1, Carter Sharp (Stanfield Elementary) 15-25. 2, Bennette Atkins (Irrigon Elementary), 14-25. 3, Grayson Kincaid (West Park Elementary) 14-25.

Boys 10-11: 1, Jose Juarez (West Park Elementary) 13-25 (5-5 in shoot-off). 2, David Garcia (McNary Heights) 13-25 (2-5 in shoot-off). Giovanni Villarreal (Sunset Elementary) 12-25.

Boys 12-13: 1, Jaysen Rodriguez (Armand Larive) 12-25 (2-5 in shoot-off). 2, Paul Sanchez (Irrigon Middle School) 12-25 (1-5 in shoot-off).

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