Mustangs finish third at county weightlifting meet

Andrew Deppen and Alyssa Gonzalez – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Thursday the LRHS boys weightlifting team finished third overall at the Manatee County Championships.

Jayden Munoz paced first in the 129lb weight class and senior Aiden Zimmerman placed first in the  154lb weight class.

Zimmerman stated, “Being a part of this team is something that I can look back on in the future and be proud of all my achievements and how far I’ve come.”

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Other Mustangs who placed are as follows:

  • Jake Torrey – 4th Place in 139lb weight class
  • Jon Wisman – 6th Place in 154lb weight class
  • Tim Malkoc – 2nd Place in 169lb weight class
  • James Buttari – 4th Place in 169lb weight class
  • Sam McCracken – 4th Place in 183lb weight class
  • Louis Massaro – 7th Place in the 183lb weight class
  • Neale Ngov – 2nd Place in 199lb weight class
  • Jakob Martinez – 4th Place in 199lb weight class
  • Seth Shamrock – 5th Place in 219lb weight class
  • Nate Smith – 4th Place in unlimited weight class

Zimmerman added, “I have hopes to make it to state championships this year. It’ll be something new, and a goal to reach throughout the season.”

More information about the boys weightlifting team can be found here.