Eagles excel in Elks Hoop Shoot

These Douglas students advanced from both the school level and the area level of the Elks Hoop Shoot competition. This Elks-sponsored event originates at the school level, and participants may advance all the way to the national competition in Chicago. Each competitor shoots one round of 10 free throws and one round of 15 free throws at each level. Bella Baker and Bentley Smith also advanced from the district level and will be competing at the state level in Birmingham on Feb. 15. Front row, from left, are Peyton Payne, area winner; Callie Rhea Bonds, area winner; and Bella Baker, area and district winner. Back row, from left, are Bentley Smith, area and district winner; Braylon Lyles, area winner; and Jesus Marinez-Garcia, area winner.

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