Eleven boys and girls from Philipstown advanced in the annual free throw contest organized by Loretto Council No. 536 of the Knights of Columbus on Jan. 11 at the Capuchin Ministries gym in Garrison.

Front: Murphy, Thomas, Larsen, O’Halloran. Back: Poses, Gordineer, Rowe, Cervone, Shuk. Not pictured: Kelly and Powers (Photo by Dan Dillon)

Each participant shot 15 free throws. The students at each age from 9 to 14 who made the most will shoot again in the district competition on Feb. 17 at the St. Columba Church gym in Hopewell Junction.


Drew Kelly, age 9 (5)
Sami Thomas, 10 (9)
Morgan Murphy, 11 (6)
Maggie Gordineer, 12 (10+tiebreaker)
Ruby Poses, 13 (9)
Chloe Rowe, 14 (9)


Parker Larsen, age 9 (12)
Bryce O’Halloran, 10 (9+tiebreaker)
Jake Powers, 11 (6)
Milo Shuk, 12 (7)
Matteo Cervone, 13 (12)

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