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Abington Heights powerlifter Ryan Green trains at the Abington Heights High School field house as coach Claude Welcome looks on.
Abington Heights powerlifter Ryan Green trains at the Abington Heights High School field house as coach Claude Welcome looks on.
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Several members of the Abington Heights powerlifting team placed in their respective weight classes during a meet in Emmaus Feb. 23.


“I was really pleased that every single lifter that went down there won an award,” Abington Heights head coach Claude Welcome said.


Tyler Logan placed second in the 148 lb. freshman/sophomore division


Landon York placed fifth in the 198 lb. freshman/sophomore division


Ryan Green placed fifth in the 165 lb. freshman/sophomore division


Ryan Devine place second in the 148 lb. junior/senior division


Bobby Bauman placed third in the heavyweight junior/senior division


Logan, Devine and Jerry Murray qualified to participate in the USAPL National High School Nationals in Denver, Colo. April 5-7.


“Tyler and Ryan (Devine) were beaten out by kids who have also qualified for the national championships. Landon and Ryan (Green) are pretty impressive freshman and Bobby Bauman has made huge improvements,” Welcome said. “We hope to have him qualify for the national championships next year.”


 
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