Area youths win Elks contest
STATE COLLEGE — Indiana County participants Rocco Bartolini, Marlee Kochman and Kennidy Page placed first in their respective age groups in the Pennsylvania Elks Hoop Shoot at State College High School on Saturday.
Bartolini represented the Blairsville Elks Lodge and won the 8- and 9-year-old boys’ division, Kochman represented the Indiana Elks Lodge and took the 8- and 9-year-old girls’ division, and Page represented the Indiana Elks Lodge and placed first in ther 12- and 13-year-old girls’ age group.
Bartolini is from Saltsburg, and Kochman and Page are from Homer City.
Bartolini, Kochman and Page each advanced to the regional finals, which will be held March 22 in Wilkes-Barre.