Photo from left to right: Molly Goc - Columbus (8-9) 7th , Ben Johnson - Riverdale (8-9) Runner-up, Macy Richardson Tecumseh, National Champion (12-13), Back Row: Rhonda and Richard Bayne - Nebraska State Hoop Shoot Directors
Nebraska State Elks Association
The Nebraska Regional winners advanced to National event in Chicago and completed against 11 other Regional winners for the title of National Champion. Nebraska and Region 8 walked away with top honors for team completion. Nebraska has a "National Champion" from Tecumseh along with a runner up from Riverdale and 7th place from Columbus. Kansas hosted another National Champion in girls 12-13 age group along with a 4th place. Colorado had a second place winner also. The team made 136/150 regulation free throws along with 76/80 in shoot offs. Total shoots made was 212/230 or 92.1%. WOW!!