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Seven lady lifters qualify for state

Seven Lady Wildcat weightlifters qualified for the state tournament at the sub-sectional competition January 14 at BCHS.

A dozen schools competed to send lifters to state with one sub-sectional remaining on January 28 in St. Augustine. The top three girls in each weight classification qualified.

Kasey Russell broke three school records at the meet with a 200 pound bench press, a 160 pound clean and jerk, and a 360 pound total in the unlimited class.  Tiffany Braddy continued to smash records with a 160 pound clean and jerk and a 360 pound total in the 169 weight class.

Jordan Perry qualified in the 101-pound class with a second place finish. Laken Head placed third in the weight class.

Kristen Burnham placed first and Ashley Wheeler second in the 139-pound class. McKenzi Hand was third in the 154-pound class.

Rachel Chambers placed third and Glenna Godwin got an at-large bid in the 183-pound class and Kallie Raulerson finished third in the 199-pound class.

The BCHS lady lifters also defeated Middleburg 54-34 on January 5, when Braddy broke a school record in the 169-pound weight class for the clean and jerk with a lift of 160 pounds.

Braddy also broke the combined school total with a clean and jerk and bench press of 295 pounds at the meet.

Kasey Russell won the unlimited weight class with a 185 pound bench press and a 165 pound clean and jerk, while Jordan Perry won the 101-pound class and Ashleigh Rafuse won the 119-pound class.

Kristian Burnham was also victorious in the 139-pound class with a 265 pound total.

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