Centre athletes compete at state powerlifting championships

Some 311 boys and 72 girls, including athletes from Centre, were in Bushton Saturday to compete in the Class 1A State Powerlifting Championships.

The Cougar boys and girls each placed fifth with 84 and 22 points, respectively.

For the boys, Michael Kaiser (132 pounds) placed fifth in the power clean (190 pounds).

Thieen Antoszyk (140) won bench press at 235 pounds to tie a state record, won the power clean (240) to tie a state record and broke a state record of 320 pounds in squats (340) finishing with an overall total of 815 pounds.

Jeremy Kristek (148) was first in power cleans (250), third in squats (335) and first overall with at 790.

Bryant Brunner (140) placed sixth in power cleans (195).

Bryant Gutsch (156) placed second in bench (225), set a state record in power cleans at 290, and placed second with a total weight of 830.

Tad Remy (181) was fourth in squats (375), tied for sixth in bench (235), was fifth in power cleans (255) and placed fourth overall at 865.

Adam Kristek participated but did not place.

For the girls, Katie Carlson finished second in bench (165), power cleans (165), and squats (300) for a total weight of 630.

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