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Strong boy goes to New England Championship for foul shots

State Elks President David Anderson on the right and Assistant Administrator Claris Ranger on the left present Chase with his award.

STRONG - Chase Ross of Strong placed first in the 8 to 9 year old Boys Division in the Maine Elks Association Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest State Finals in Fairfield at Lawrence High school on Jan. 28.

By making all 25 of his 25 attempts, he also captured the Amos A. McCallum Award as the outstanding boys shooter at the State Finals.

He will represent Maine in the New England Championships in Portland in March with a chance to qualify for the Nationals in Chicago in April.

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  1. Well done Chase. Must have learned how to do that from your sisters. We know it wasn't from your dad! LOL!

  2. Very well done. Good job.

  3. great job chase love you bunches good luck in march you can do it from grampa beanie and grammie lauraly

  4. Apparently the apple does not fall far from the tree if that is Kirbys son!! Pretty much headed the other way down the court when Kirby shot because there was not going to be a rebound!! 25 straight is amazing!! Congratulations Chase!!

  5. Congratulations

  6. Great Job, Chase!

  7. Great job Chase!

  8. So proud of you Chase. keep your eye on the hoop at the next event. Grampa