Karly Reiter, a fifth-grader at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Alton, competed against 13 other regional winners April 9 in the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championships in Chatham, Ill. She competed in the 10-year-old division. Karly made 21 of 25 free throws to claim the title as state champion. Karly has been playing basketball for 2 years. She started playing basketball as a fourth-grader at St. Mary’s. She loves to play basketball, camping, fishing, the outdoors, reading, and being with family and friends.