The Lady Raiders dominated the first weightlifting meet of the season winning first and second place in each weight division. The Raiders’ performance was made even more impressive by the fact that four of their top-seeded lifters did not compete.
Prior to each lift in the bench press and clean-and-jerk, each lifter picks her starting weight to attempt. In most of the weight classes, the Raider lifters’ starting weights were equal to the weight lifted at the end of last season.
Peyton Watson picked up where she left off last season with a 215 winning total in the 101 division; Watson had a bench press of 115 pounds and a 100-pound clean-and-jerk. Charity Fulfer placed second with a bench press of 195-pound combined lift.
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