Local weightlifters do well at state meet

Caledonia athletes who participated in the USA Weightlifting State Championships held recently in the Twin Cities are shown about. They are in front, Rachel Welsh. Second row, Adrianna Reinhart. Third row, Madisyn Heaney, Lydia DeMorett and Trece Frank. Fourth row, coaches Ernie Hodges and Maria Freuchte. Photo by Pam DeMorett.

Caledonia area athletes did very well at the USA Weightlifting State Championships recently held in the Twin Cities.

The contingency of five girls and one boy, coached by Ernie and Eddie Hodges and Maria Fruechte, racked up one first place, three seconds, a third and a fourth.

Madisyn Heaney placed first in the 44 kilo division with a total weight of 65 kilos. Rachel Welsh placed second in the same class with a total of 60 kilos and Adrianna Reinhart placed fourth with a total of 59 kilos.

Lydia Demorett placed second in the 58 kilo class with a total weight of 83 kilos.

Trece Frank placed second in the 69 kilo class with a total weight of 131.

Devan Heaney was the lone Caledonia boy to participate in the USA Weightlifting State Finals held in the Twin Cities. He placed third in the 56 kilo class. He is shown with coach Ernie Hodges. Photo by Traci Heaney

Devan Heaney placed third in the 56 kilo class with a total weight of 91 kilos.

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