Hawks Second In Weight Lifting Competition

Published: March 14, 2019 at 12:14 pm


Newtown came in second at the ShopRite Nutmeg Games 6th Annual High School Football Weight Lifting Competition, at New Britain High on March 8.

There were 26 teams in the event. Southington was first with 13,130 total pounds of weight lifted. Newtown lifted 12,695. Shelton placed third with 12,625.

James Knox, Zach Loomis, and Nick Sabillon had standout individual efforts. Knox placed in his weight class of 220 and up in the power clean. Loomis placed in the 200-220 weight class in the bench press. Sabillon placed in the 160-180 weight class in the power clean.

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