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Mt. Zion High School Wins Third Straight GACA Class A State Weightlifting Championship

Mar 20 2018

The Mt. Zion High School Weightlifting Team captured its third straight Class A state weightlifting championship at the GACA Class A State Weightlifting Championships at Jefferson County in Louisville on March 3, 2018. The Eagles tallied 100 team points with fourteen lifters placing in the competition. Mt. Zion High School’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Joyner, was extremely pleased to see his team win the three-peat. Joyner stated, “Our kids have bought in and have seen the results of working out hard and committing to the process of getting better every day.”  Seniors Kareem Walker, C.J. Ackles, and Que Beasley each took home their second straight individual championships.  


Individual Winners:

1st Place & "Pound for Pound Strongest Lifter"- Que Beasley (140-under)

1st Place - Kareem Walker (191-205)

1st Place - CJ Ackles (171-180)

2nd Place - Artie Prothro (140-under)

2nd Place - Iaan Cousin (141-150)

2nd Place - Jake Porterfield (161-170)

2nd Place - Brendon Spradlin (191-205)

2nd Place - Chandler Parker (206-225)

2nd Place - CJ Ledbetter (HWY)

3rd Place - Dakota Browning (151-160)

3rd Place - Case Jiles (181-190)

4th Place - Lane Ackles (181-190)

4th Place - Ray Cheeks (206-225)

5th Place - Chase Zachery (191-205)

Pictured left to right Front Row:  Case Jiles, Dakota Browning, Tarence Tate, Que Beasley, Lane Ackles. Back Row: Coach Joyner, Brendon Spradlin, Chandler Parker, Ray Cheeks, CJ Ackles, Tyriese Farley, Iaan Cousin, CJ Ledbetter, Chase Zachery, Artie Prothro, Devin Farley, Breon Henderson, William Brown, Nathan Bell, Sawyer Anderson, Tyler Humphries, Jake Porterfield, Kareem Walker, Ben May and Coach Randall Wright.