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LHS team wins 10 trophies at weightlifting meet

Published 9:40pm Monday, April 29, 2013

Linden High School head coach Andro Williams recently took 17 student athletes to compete in the Thomasville Area Weight Meet at Thomasville High School. The Linden team came home with 10 trophies.

Linden lifters won 10 trophies at a recent meet at Thomasville High School.
Linden lifters won 10 trophies at a recent meet at Thomasville High School.

Eighth grader Jonathan Biggs won second place in his weight class (up to 125), and fellow eighth grader Christopher Robinson won third place in the same weight class.

In the 126-139 weight class, junior Terrance Sanders brought home the first place trophy and junior Christopher Henton finished second.

In the 140-149 weight class, sophomore Demarcus Gilmore won the second place title.

In the 160-170 weight class, sophomore Cordarius Scruggs finished second.

In the 171-180 weight class, sophomore Samuel Monroe won the second place trophy and junior Patrick McIntosh placed third.

Junior Christopher Rogers was the most highly decorated Linden,Patriot competitor, bringing home two titles and two trophies. In the 241-260 weight class, Rogers was the first-place competitor. Rogers also received the Highest Power Clean title and trophy with an impressive lift of 315 pounds.

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