Parents, friends and fans gathered at the girls’ weightlifting banquet Monday to honor the team for winning another state weightlifting championship.
After winning the championship two years ago and placing second in 2014, only two medal winners returned for the 2015 season.
Despite the challenges, the Raiders were ready and took 17 lifters to state. They won the championship in convincing fashion, scoring 39 points.
Three Raiders – Kylie Shelley, Nicole Thornton and Taelor Smith – won individual state titles. For Shelley, it was her second consecutive title.
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