Mikaela Campbell – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls weightlifting team enjoyed a successful district championship tournament Wednesday at Manatee High School.

Junior Madison Koczersut won her weight class.

Koczersut stated, “I did 120 on my bench and 145 on my clean and jerk.”

The top six lifters in each district weight class qualified for the upcoming regional tournament at Charlotte High School.

Coach Mick Koczersut, Maddie’s father, said, “The regional competition takes place on Jan. 17.

“It will be a real challenge for the girls to advance out of regionals,” he continued.  “Our region is pretty hard.”

Mustang qualifiers were junior Emily Hughes, senior Morgan Cummins, Koczersut, and junior Hayley Lotozinski.

Hernando Springset High finished first in the team competition.

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