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Hewitt wins gold

Powerlifters compete in Peru State meet

 

February 18, 2021

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Raising the bar • Summerland powerlifting team participated at the Peru State College Invite, Saturday. Kylie Hewitt earned a gold medal. Team members include (front row, l-r): Larissa Thomson, Connor Thomson, Jacob Behnk, Cody Wickersham, Wyatt Shabram, Savanna Ferris, Christian Behnk; (back row, l-r): Coach Jeff Shabram, Trevor Thomson, Kylie Hewitt, Gavin Gilsdorf, Riley Fischer, Anthony Ferris, Colby Hupp, Garrett Napier and Gunnar Shabram.

Fourteen lifters from the Summerland powerlifting team traveled to Peru State College Feb. 13, for the Peru State Powerlifting Championships.

Coach Jeff Shabram said the meet was large, with 230 Lifters competing, with "a lineup of very stiff big school competition from around the state."

"The Bobcat lifters had a tough day ahead of them, competing, again, as the smallest school but were up for the challenge. We can be very proud of the way our students competed and conducted themselves in representing our school and communities.

The Summerland Boys team finished in fifth place.

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