Staff Report

Bridge City senior powerlifter Shane Stankus won first place in the Bulldog Powerlifting Meet held at Nederland High School on Saturday. Stankus combined lifts for a total of 1510 pounds to earn the gold medal. Meanwhile, his little sister, freshman Shayla Stankus, also took first place in the girl lifts with a total of 700 pounds.

Also taking first place for the Bridge City girls was senior Maddy Bray. She heaved a total of 645 poinds in her 132.5 pound weight class.

Shane Stankus competed in the 220 pound weight class. Shayla Stankus competed in the 181 pound class.

Shane Stankus was named to the All-State Athletic Academic Team just last week.

Powerlifting teams from Nederland, West Brook, Port Neches-Groves, Lumberton and Bridge City were in competition at the meet. The next meet will be hosted at West Brook on Jan. 29.

The Bridge City girls powerlifting team is seeking a third straight trip to the State Powerlifting Championships.

First Place Winners Were:

-Senior Shane Stankus placed 1st in the 220 pound class
Squat- 590, Bench Press- 365, Dead Lift- 555 Total- 1510 pounds

-Junoir Hunter Woolls placed 1st in the 198 pound class
Squat- 485, Bench Press- 280, Dead Lift- 440 Total- 1205 pounds

-Senior Maddy Bray placed 1st in the 132 pound class
Squat- 250, Bench Press- 120, Dead Lift- 275 Total- 645 pounds

-Freshman Shayla Stankus placed 1st in the 181 pound class
Squat- 275, Bench Press- 155, Dead Lift- 270 Total- 700 pounds