Weight Lifting

Navarre fourth at regional weightlifting meet

Navarre fourth at regional weightlifting meet

Eleven Navarre boys weightlifters placed in the top six at the 2A Regional meet Monday afternoon at Fort Walton Beach High School. A total of 16 lifters competed at the 12-team meet for the Raiders, who finished fourth overall as a team with 32 points. Two-time state champion Choctaw won the meet with 75 points. […]

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Raiders finish as runner-up at district weightlifting meet

Xavier Fernandez and Omari Green both won district championships in their respective weight classes Friday and helped Navarre’s boys weightlifting team finish second as a team at the District 2-2A meet at home. Two-time state champion Choctaw won the title with 91 points. Navarre was second with 61 points. “We knew Choctaw was going to […]

Raiders fourth at weightlifting invitational

Raiders fourth at weightlifting invitational

Navarre finished fourth at its own weightlifting invitational Wednesday afternoon. The Raiders scored 31 points, finishing two points behind third-place Niceville. Choctaw won the meet with 74 points and Pace placed second with 35. Three Raiders took second in their respective weight classes, with Xavier Fernandez coming through with a total lift of 570 pounds […]

Raiders have strong showing in opener

Raiders have strong showing in opener

Navarre’s boys weightlifting team opened its season Monday at home against Fort Walton Beach, winning six weight divisions en route to a 50-31 victory over the Vikings. Nathan Crews won the crown at 119 pounds while Daniel Bost finished first at 183 pounds. Bo Herring took first at 219 pounds and Omari Green claimed first […]

Triple Threat! Raiders win third consecutive weightlifting crown

Triple Threat! Raiders win third consecutive weightlifting crown

Navarre climbed to the top of the girls weightlifting mountain Thursday at Belleview High School, winning its third consecutive 2A state championship. With Payton Watson and Savannah Diel repeating as state champions in their respective weight classes, the Raiders racked up 29 points at the meet to claim their fourth title in the last five […]

Raiders in first after completion of morning session at state weightlifting meet

Raiders in first after completion of morning session at state weightlifting meet

Navarre is one step closer to winning a third consecutive championship in girls weightlifting after the completion of the morning session at the state meet at Belleview High School. The Raiders have 10 points, holding a three-point lead over seven other teams tied for second. Five weight classes remain, including the 101and 119 pound classes, which […]

Girls weightlifting team aims to hit jackpot again

Girls weightlifting team aims to hit jackpot again

Inside his office on a Thursday afternoon, Navarre girls weightlifting coach Garrett Bagley is talking to a couple of his lifters about what they should be focused on during their workouts for that day. “Every time I write a workout on the board, it’s like the winning lottery numbers. You just have to play them,” […]

Raider weightlifters capture regional title in convincing fashion

Raider weightlifters capture regional title in convincing fashion

Navarre’s girls weightlifting team keeps raising the bar. Just when it seems like the Raiders can do no more than they already have, the two-time reigning state champions dominated the 2A regional Tuesday afternoon at Fort Walton Beach, scoring 98 points to win the crown. 2016 state champions Payton Watson and Savannah Diel led the […]

Raiders lifters dominate their own invitational

Raiders lifters dominate their own invitational

The Lady Raiders placed first among the 11 teams participating in the Raider Invitational Dec. 7, winning seven of 10 weight divisions. They also earned three second-place finishes as the Raiders scored 93 points. Pine Forest was the closest competitor with 27 points. The meet was the largest one the Raiders will compete in until […]

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