On Feb. 16, three Knights of Columbus Free Throw Champions from the local competition held by the St. Mary of Huntley Knights of Columbus Council advanced at the District Competition held at St. Margaret Mary School in Algonquin.
Zach Kriegler was the district champion for the boys 10-year-old bracket, Ayush Agarwal was district champion for the boys 12-year-old bracket (making 21 of 25 possible free throws) and Haley Kaufman was district champion for the girls 12-year-old bracket.
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They will compete again at the Regional Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, March 9, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School in Crystal Lake for a chance to compete at the state level.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with nearly 1.8 million members in more than 14,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated 72 million volunteer hours and $151 million in charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families and youth. For details on the St. Margaret Mary Knights of Columbus Council 11091, visit saintmargaretmary.org/knights/index.html.