Weightlifting: Team Beaufort Trio Medals At Youth Nationals

Three Team Beaufort weightlifters claimed medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth National Championships over the weekend in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Cole Fender swept gold in the 11-and-under 56kg division and placed ninth overall in the 13-and under 56kg division. Fender, 11, cleared 31kg in the snatch and 42kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 73kg. All three marks won gold in the 11-and-under age group, while Fender placed eight in clean, 11th in snatch, and ninth overall in the 13-and-under division.

Justice Little, 12, placed second overall (69kg), first in the clean and jerk (39kg), and second in the snatch (30kg) in the 13-and-under 31kg weight class.

Dade Stanley won silver across the board in the 16-17 85kg weight class. Stanley’s marks of 123kg in the snatch and 155kg in the clean and jerk put him second behind Will Easley, and his runner-up total of 278kg represented an 11kg increase from his total at the Youth Pan-American Championships nine days earlier.

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