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Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship winner

Sydney Andersen, winner of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition, with Knights of Columbus members George Rossman, Joseph Schamer and Jim Malneritch at the Sacred Heart Church. - Dennis Box, Courier-Herald
Sydney Andersen, winner of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition, with Knights of Columbus members George Rossman, Joseph Schamer and Jim Malneritch at the Sacred Heart Church.
— image credit: Dennis Box, Courier-Herald

On Saturday March 24, Sydney Andersen topped all competition in the girls division, age 13, Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held in Yakima.

Previously, Sydney had won her division at the local, district and regional levels as part of the annual competition for youngsters age 10 thru 14 across the Washington. The Knights of Columbus will name an International Champion based on the state level competitions.

Sydney, a student at Enumclaw Middle School, has been demonstrating her skills as a member of the select basketball team at the middle school on the Enumclaw Parks and Recreation teams, NBC Basketball Camp, Emerald City basketball team and will be attending a summer camp at the University of Washington, her favorite school. As a member of the NBC Camp, Sydney will be traveling to Europe in 2013 and looks forward to playing for the Enumclaw High School Hornets and reaching her goal, playing college basketball and attending medical school.

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is held annually and represented locally by Sacred Heart Church Council 13364.

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