Local weight lifters compete at Southwest Regionals


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Champaign County Special Olympics Weight-Lifting tournament was held in Cincinnati (Southwest Regionals) on May 21.

The team, consisting of seven local lifters, competed in the bench press and/or the dead lift. In all, seven local lifters accomplished two personal records in this tournament. Six of the lifters will be competing at the State tournament June 23-25. Personal records are followed by an asterisk after the weight.

Name/Weight/Bench Press/Place/Dead Lift/Place Overall:

Michael Gutierrez/ 143 130 3rd 310* 1st 2nd

Ellen Petty/ 209 90 2nd 220 1st 1st

Jessica Sprinkle/289 65 3rd 145 3rd 3rd

Levi Custer/186 125 1st 190 1st 1st

Eric Custer/ 227 115 5th 225 6th 6th

Kaelin Lewis/ 186 45 6th 110 4th 5th

Zac Cramer/ 205 165* 2nd 2nd

Info from Pat Petty

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