Rochester, NH 1393

Rochester, NH Lodge News

Rochester Elks #1393 conducts Local Lodge Hoop Shoot

The Rochester Elks #1393 / Dover Elks #184 conducted their annual Lodge Hoop Shoot on Saturday, December 10th, 2022 at 10:00 AM. Location of the Contest was the Rochester Recreation Center Gymnasium. Directing the event this year for Rochester was Lodge Esteemed Loyal Knight, Deanna Souza. In attendance for the Dover Elks were the following members, Exalted Ruler Allison Babel, Past Exalted Ruler Josh Virgin and Past Exalted Ruler Ron Perreault.

21 volunteers showed up to run the event. Donations of approximately $141 were made by the members for refreshments and trophies. Results of the contest were as follows:

Leo Cardinal       12-13 Boys Age Group                    Score     19/25                    1st Place Winner

Joshua Abreu     8-9 Boys Age Group                         Score     14/25                    1st Place Winner

Dana Ricker        8-9 Boys Age Group                         Score     13/25                    2nd Place Winner

Boyd Partridge  8-9 Boys Age Group                         Score     4/25      

Deacon Smith    8-9 Boys Age Group                         Score     0/25

Allison Bastien   12-13 Girls Age Group                    Score     14/25                    1st Place Winner

Natalie Smith     12-13 Girls Age Group                    Score     9/25                       2nd Place Winner

Winners of this contest will move on to the District Contest to be held in Keene, NH on Sunday, January 15th, 2023 at 9:30 AM. Location:  Keene State College, Spaulding Gymnasium, Wyman Way. Winners from that contest will move on to the State Contest and then to the Regionals. Finals will be held in Chicago, IL. The Elks Hoop Shoot Program has been in existence for over 50 years. Any boy or girl ages 8 to 13 can participate. National Winners have their names inscribed and pictures posted at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Massachusetts.

For more info about this program and the Elks, visit: www.elks.org

Picture Caption: Volunteers and participants pose for a picture at the conclusion of the Local Lodge Hoop Shoot in Rochester.