On Sunday, Feb. 19, boys and girls ages 9-14 competed in the Knights of Columbus regional free throw contest in Remsen. Participants were first place winners from eight different districts throughout Iowa who competed in a best of 25 free throw shoot out, judged by the members of the local Remsen Knights Council #3405. First, second, and third places received medals at this level with the first place honorees gaining their spot to compete at the state competition to be held Sunday, April 1 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Pictured are the 12 first place winners who will advance to the state competition. Those pictured include: Josie Schwickerath, age 9; Grace Erickson, age 10; Nevaeh Lyman, age 11; Elise Haack, age 12; Chloee Colt, age 13; Sydney Schroeder, age 14; Jami Jo Sitzman, age 9; Dylan Susemihl, age 10; Carter Boettcher, age 11; Alex Schroeder, age 12; Mason Gerkman, age 13; and Carter Jacobson, age 14.