Weightlifting team shines

Local weightlifters from Team Beaufort won the 13 and under Boy’s National Title and also the Overall Boy’s Title for the fourth year in a row, competing in Flowery Branch, Georgia June 24th through June 26 at the USA Weightlifting National School Age Championships.

Individually, CJ Cummings set the School Age American record in 13 and under 44 Kilo class, and Alex Silon won best lifter in the 16-17 age group, the best overall lifter for the entire competition.

The lifters for the competition were: Molly Smith, Abby Silon, Nate Gurley, CJ Cummings, Tucker Deloach, Casey Simmons, Omar Cummings, Dylan Williams, Nyles Pinckney, Malcolm Simmons, Andrew Jezewski, Alex Silon and Howard Graham.  The next meet for Team Beaufort is the AAU National Championships in less than four weeks in New Orleans.


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