Eagle girls second at state powerlifting

Nineteen athletes represented Canton-Galva at the Kansas Eight-Man Football Association State Power­lifting Meet in Claflin Saturday.

In order to participate, schools must play eight-man football. Lifters were divided by weight class, with the top six earning medals in each lift, as well as the top three overall.

The girls finished second at the meet, becoming the first Canton-Galva team to place at a state powerlifting meet.

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Girls earning medals: Taylor Everett (148 pounds), fifth in clean (135), fifth in squat (205), fifth in bench press (115); Tia Moddelmog (123), second in clean (120), first in squat (170), fourth in bench (90), first overall; Jayci Mastre (132), third in clean (120), fifth in squat (175), third overall; Taryn Norstrom (148), fourth in squat (215), fourth in bench (120); Cheyenne Harley (165), fourth in squat (180), third in bench (115); and Maddi McHugh (165), sixth in clean (115), sixth in squat (165), fifth in bench (105).

Boys earning medals: Devyn Elkins (123 ), fifth in squat (195), third in bench (150); Dylan Wood (173), third in clean (255), fourth in squat (315), sixth in bench (210); Chandler Methany (114), fifth in clean (125); Chase Klinkerman (132), sixth in squat (200); Landon Everett (14), sixth in squat (215).