Mustangs varsity girls celebrate weightlifting success

Gianna Heinemann– Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS girls weightlifting team successfully competed in the Manatee County Weightlifting Championships.

Out of the nine other schools competing, the varsity team placed third and the Junior Varsity (JV) team placed first.

The county weightlifting championships were held Dec. 15 at Manatee High School.

Several Mustangs placed and received a medal from their weight class.

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Here is a list of LRHS’s individual champions:

  • Juliet Testa (varsity) 
  • Madison Vassallo (varsity)
  • Ivy Fields (JV)
  • Natalie Debaets (JV)
  • Micah Daigle (JV)
  • Sydney Oostendorf (JV)
  • Olivia Van Kirk (JV)
  • Kerryn Benshoff (JV)

“Please help me congratulate the girls weighifting team,” said head coach Elijah Weaver.  Congratulations to these four ladies and all others who won an award,”