Mt. Zion Eagles Win Back to Back State Championships

Feb 27 2017

On February 25, 2017 the Mt. Zion High School Weightlifting Team competed in the 2017 GACA State Weightlifting Championship at Jefferson County High School. For the second year in a row, the Mt. Zion team won the Class A State Championship. The team earned 126 team points overall defeating Telfair County by 54 points. Mt. Zion had 7 individual State Champs: Que Beasley, Justin Mathis, CJ Ackles, Kareem Walker, Jace Jordan, Richard Farley, and Jacob Perkins. Other Medalist include: Artie Prothro, Iaan Cousins, Crofford Helton, Breon Henderson, Cole Helton, Jordan Akin, Jake Porterfield, Brandon Jones, Brendon Spradlin, Adrian White, CJ Ledbetter, and Jonathan Strozier. "As a coaching staff we are extremely proud of these young men. They have bought into the process of success, and they show up everyday willing and ready to compete. They have recognized and proven that commitment to the weight room can lead to greater success in all sports. Our goal each day is to be better than the day before. No excuses, just EFFORT!", stated Justin Joyner, Weight & Conditioning Coach.