Six Utah youths have advanced in the Elks National Free-Throw Shooting Contest. Three boys and three girls came out winners in the state competition in Orem Saturday and will compete in the regional contest in Las Vegas March 4.

The Utah winners were: 8-9-year-olds - Jessica Jensen, Santa Clara and Ryan Hughes, Mesquite, Nev.; 10-11-year-olds - Jodi Ann Peterson, Brigham City and Craig Sorensen, Salt Lake; 12-13-year-olds - Monica Potter, Mesquite, Nev., and Jeremy Bradshaw, Beaver. Approximately 21,000 entered the state contest.