Sunday, December 11, 2016
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La Vernia powerlifter earns bronze
La Vernia junior Matthew Montgomery powers through a clean and jerk of 325 pounds at the U.S. Junior National Championship in Oklahoma. The impressive lift earned him a bronze medal in the event.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Matthew Montgomery of the La Vernia Weightlifting Club (La Vernia ISD) competed at the U.S. Junior National Championship this past weekend in Oklahoma City, Okla. Despite only being in the Youth Division (17 and under), Matthew competed in the Junior Division (20 and under). The older competition proved no match for the young La Vernia lifter, though, as Matthew’s efforts won him a bronze medal in the clean and jerk. He lifted an impressive weight of 325 pounds. . . .
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