Iola wins home power lifting meet

The Iola High powerlifting team welcomed a number of other schools to town on Saturday in the team's first home meet. The Mustang boys and girls both took first place as collective teams in their competitions.



February 14, 2023 - 3:31 PM

Iola High’s power lifting teams pose after winning their home meet on Saturday. COURTESY PHOTO

The Iola High powerlifting team hosted a home meet Saturday with 14 other schools in attendance. 

Iola came away with team victories for both the girls and boys teams. The Mustang boys placed first out of 13 schools while the Mustang girls finished first out of 11 schools.

Iola boys set 41 personal records, 22 of 43 lifters scored points, 26 earned medals, and six were top-three finishers. Brock Sander was the top lifter with a 5.2 average. 

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