Kennedy Stevens, a member of the Benton Middle School seventh-grade basketball team, won the 2017 Elks National Hoop Shoot state championship in the 12-13 year-old girls division.

Stevens made 22-of-25 free throws.

She qualified to compete in the Southwest Regional Championships March 17-19 in Dallas. A win there will qualify her for the National Championships in Chicago in April.

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Kennedy Stevens

— Staff Reports