Athletic Boosters
Powerlifters Second at Kenton Ridge
Published: January 26, 2015


(KENTON RIDGE) - The Bluffton powerlifting girls team finished second of six teams at this past weekend’s meet held at Kenton Ridge High School.  This was a push-pull meet including bench press and dead lift.  

Arielle Oneal, Jadyn Barhorst, Chase Koontz and Ana Spiridigliozzi all finished first in their respective weight classes.  Oneal totaled 425 pounds lifted, Koontz 385, Barhorst 355 and Spiridigliozzi 330.  Second place class finishers included Hannah Conley (375), Justine Mitchell (270), Emily Metzger (380) and Olivia Amstutz (375).  In their respective classes, Aubrey Snider and Alyssa Snider finished third, Rachel Moser fourth, Abbey Gambrell fifth and Leah Conley sixth.  Morgan Nusbaum also competed for BHS. 

The girls put up some record setting numbers on the way to their second place finish.  Oneal broke her own meet record for dead lift at 305 pounds.  Jadyn Barhorst broke the meet record for bench press at 135.  Hannah Conley broke her class bench press record at 125 and Chase Koontz set the meet record for bench press at 125.  

On the boys side, Andrew Spallinger finished second in his weight class with a total weight lifted of 720 pounds.  

The Pirates will travel to Springfield Shawnee for another push pull meet January 31st.


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Author: Sam Brauen
Teams: Athletic Boosters
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