The ELKS Hoop Shoot free throw contest held its national championship round in Springfield, Massachusetts, and one of the top competitors is from the Twin Lakes Area. Mountain Home's Hannah Pfeifer finished second in the girls' 12-13 age group.
Pfeifer, representing ELKS Lodge #1714, said competing in the Hoop Shoot was very rewarding.
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Pfeifer was tied for second at the end of regulation with Micah Oldacre of Cullman, Alabama, and Lindsey Eimers of Dubuque, Iowa, as each shot 22 of 25 from the charity stripe. Pfeifer won the shootout as she was a perfect ten for ten.
Sophia Palladino of Bedford, Virginia, took home the national title after shooting 23 of 25.
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