The Sonora Elks Lodge held its annual Hoop Shoot Contest in mid-December at Sonora High School’s Bud Castle Gymnasium. Winners were (clockwise, from top left) Regan Diehl, 8, James Herd, 9, Keria Moore, 10, Steven Morfoot, 11, Ryden Wever, 12, and Kyla Kirk, 12. Each received an All American basketball, a first place ribbon and the right to proceed to the second step of competition in Tracy. The top shooters at the local level were Wever with 22 of 25, Morfoot with 18 of 25, and Kirk with 16 of 25 baskets.