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Middle Schooler sets powerlifting record

Seventh grader Kendall Niehaus competed in the 2022 Women’s Pro/Am Powerlifting competition on April 9. She set the state record for her age and weight class with a 155lbs squat and 200lbs deadlift. She also achieved a 90lbs bench press. She ended with a meet total of 445lbs, more than three and a half times her body weight. Kendall has been weightlifting for three years and the meet was her first competition. Congrats, Kendall!