Local Weighlifters Shine at State Finals

By: Scott Rossman Email
By: Scott Rossman Email

Kissimmee, FL---Three area lifters won individual state championships at the 2014 Boys Weightlifting Finals at the Kissimmee Civic Center.

Those three are Altha's Ronnie Tucker who takes the title in the 139 class, with a total of 555 pounds.

Jay Padgett of Vernon is the champ of the 183 class with a weight total of 620.

Arnold Kris Sipe nails down the title in the 199 class with a 660 total on the bench and clean and jerk.

Altha's Tristan Griffin (139 lb), Bay Haven's Gavyn Collins (139 lb), Ryan Malloy of Vernon (139 lb), Thomas Forte of Choctaw (154 lb), Brandon Malloy of Vernon (169), Reggie Creal of Sneads (199), and Arnold's Danny Anderson (219 lb), all top five in their respective classes as well.

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