Elks Hoop Shoot winners

Two from the Fayetteville Elks Lodge 1792 Hoop Shoot advanced through the second round in Lawrence County and will compete in the state competition Feb. 2 in Franklin. Emma Grace Dye (at left) from Ralph Askins School was the 8- to 9-year-old winner, knocking down 21 of 25 shots. The mark also earned her the top spot for the most hits in all the girls’ age groups. Trinity Dixon (at right) of South Lincoln won the 10- to 11-year-old competition. Trinity finished tied at 16-16 at the end of regulation but went on to win the shoot-off, knocking down 4 of 5 shots.