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Two youth basketball contests had the Longhorn gym busy Sunday afternoon. First place winners in the Knights of Columbus-sponsored free throw shooting contest for 9 to 14 year-olds, above, and their marks were, front from left, Molly Luhrs 4/15, Taylin McNair 5/15, Aubrey Fisher 12/15, Paige Spady 5/15, Bethany Sorensen 11/15, back from left, Caleb Weiss 10/15, Cade Francis 10/15, Isaac Sorensen 13/15, Jeffrey Dickey 12/15 and Kale Gockley 10/15. Thirty youths competed and first place winners qualified for districts. There were no entries in the age 14 division. Below, the top three place-winners in the Jaycees-sponsored Super Shooters contest earned trophies, including, front from left, Trevor Peterson, first, Mallie McNair, second, Kobe Clevenger, third, in the age 6-7 division; Braden Space, third, Zachary Space, second, Nolan Spady, first, age 8-9 division; back from left, Bryson Fisher, third, Ryan Moline, second, Aubrey Fisher, first, age 10-11 division; Jeffrey Dickey, third, Isaac Sorensen, second, and Kale Gockley, first, age 12-13 division. Thirty-nine competed in the Super Shooters contest, and state qualifiers include Kobe Clevenger, Nolan Spady, Aubrey Fisher and Kale Gockley. They’ll compete March 28 in Kearney. (Republican photos)