Lexington Powerlifters Shine In Beatrice Meet On Saturday
The Lexington Powerlifters had a superb day competing in the Beatrice Powerlifting meet on Saturday
Lexington won the girls team race and the boys team was the runner-up. Combined the Lexington athletes finished second overall in the co-ed division.
In their individual weight divisions, Lexington had three first place finishers: Makenna Johnson, Alexis Nava and Justina Hoisington. Johnson was named as the Lifter of the Meet.
Joana Castillo, Mallory Olmstead and Maria Zamora earned silver medalist honors for the girls squad.
Sandra Adame and Gabriela Plazas were bronze medalists.
On the boys side, Lexington had a pair of first place finishers with Gerardo Caldera and Freddy Lopez earning top honors.
Earning silver medalist accolades were: John Howard, Mark Barrientos, Armando Guido, Luis Lam and Oracio Corona.
Bring home the bronze medal for their efforts were: Fredy Velasquez, Kobe Lo, Jairo Alvarez, Jose Morelos and Rafael Hernandez.
The Lexington athletes competed against lifters from Beatrice, Columbus Scotus, Southern Valley and Lincoln High School.