Boy Scout Troop 100 hosted the National Frog Jump Contest on Saturday, July 7, attracting boys and girls to see who could get their frog to jump the longest distance.

Boy Scout Troop 100 hosted the National Frog Jump Contest on Saturday, July 7, attracting boys and girls to see who could get their frog to jump the longest distance.

The contest, inspired by Mark Twain's famous tale “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” included frogs that volunteers were ready to rent to participants through a small donation.

The winners were:

Five and under

First place: Lane Orschlen of Hannibal — 94"

Second place (tie): Penelope Elliott of Hannibal— 74"

Second place (tie): Will Redel of Hannibal — 74"

Six and over

First place: Olin Williamson, Seattle, Wash. — 114"

Second place: Mark Williamson, Seattle, Wash. — 113"

Third place: Adam Zanger, Payson, Ill. — 90"