Nine participants took part in the local Minnesota Jaycees Supershots competition hosted by the Brainerd Jaycees Dec. 14.
Four earned first place in their respective age groups:
Grade 6 -- Emily Thesing; Grade 7 -- Molly Thesing
Grade 5 -- Chris Rud; Grade 9 -- Kyle Schilling
These youngsters, along with those finishing second and third place in each age group, advance to sectional competition 2 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Brainerd YMCA.
Sophomore girls third at Elk River
The Brainerd Warriors sophomore girls' basketball team finished third at the Elk River tournament last week.
Brainerd opened with a 44-31 victory over Holy Angels. Lindsey Jourdan's nine points led the Warriors.
Elk River beat the Warriors 50-38 in the semifinals. Erin Karlsgodt scored 14 points to pace Brainerd.
In the third-place game, Brainerd (4-6) beat Maple Grove 51-39 as Karlsgodt scored 13 points and Erika Austin and Cara Wiltse each had 11.
Boosters will not meet Thursday
The Brainerd Sports Boosters Club will not meet again until noon Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen located at 923 Oak St.
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