Nick Cohorst Wins State Free Throw Title

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Published on April 9 2013 10:17 am
Last Updated on April 9 2013 10:17 am
Written by Millie Lange

Nick Cohorst, from Island Grove, won the State Championship at the Knights of Columbus free throw competition for 12-year-olds, held in Chatham Saturday.

He made 21 of 25 to force a tie-breaker and then made five of five for the title. To make it to state, he made 13 of 15 at the local council in Newton, 23 of 25 at the district in Teutopolis and 24 of 25 at the regional in Decatur to advance to State competition at Chatham.

He is a seventh-grader at Jasper County Junior High School.