On Saturday, the Knights held a Spelling Bee at St. Patrick’s School for children in the 4th through 6th grades. 4th Grade winners were: 3rd place, Ryan Vollink; 2nd place, Samantha Gengler, and 1st place Gabriella Van Wyk. In the 5th Grade category, Trent Lane finished 3rd, with Cece Kowalski taking 2nd, and Kelsey McCuddin taking 1st place. In 6th grade competition, Faith Richards placed 1st.
1st and 2nd place finishers in each age group will advance to Regional competition at Gehlen Catholic High School in LeMars February 21st.
Then on Sunday, January 17th, the Knights held a Free-Throw Contest at the Wansink Center Gym at Village Northwest Unlimited. Winners include Sam Vust in the 12-year old boys category, Piper Iedema in the 10-year old girls category, Emilee Broesder in the 11-year old girls category, Brennan Chester in the 13-year old boys category, and Trey Iedema in the 14-year boys category.
1st place finishers in each category will move on to the District competition to be held at the Wansink Center Gym at Village Northwest on February 7th at 1:00 pm.
Winners photos are posted below: