High school notebook: Midwest City wins powerlifting title
Bombers win a fifth consecutive Class 6A championship. Westmoore finishes second, Yukon third.
Midwest City won its fifth consecutive Class 6A powerlifting title at the state meet Friday at McLoud.
The Bombers had 76 points, while second-place Westmoore had 38 and third-place Yukon 34.
A pair of Bombers won individual titles. At 132 pounds, Peyton Richards set a state record with a 480-pound dead lift and won the individual title at that class with a total lift of 1,095 pounds.
Dakota Moran won at 275 pounds with a total lift of 1,535 pounds.
Coweta (29) won 5A, Hilldale (20) took 4A and Anadarko (32) was the top 3A team.
Other individual titles from the Oklahoma City area included McLoud's Jeremy Scott at 123, Western Heights' Robert Owusu at 145, Tuttle's Jesse Gregory at 157, Blanchard's Brandon Stringer at 168, Westmoore's Josh Morgan at 220 and Yukon's Stephen Edwards at 242.
In the small-school meet Saturday, also at McLoud, Holdenville was the top 2A team with 94 points. Mangum (40) won Class A, Wetumka (42) took Class B and Sharon-Mutual (33) won Class C.
Luther's Justin Wilson won the individual title at heavyweight with a total lift of 1,585 pounds.
SUMMERS NAMED ALL-MAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Putnam City North's Joe Summers was named the All-Metro Athletic Conference Player of the Year by the league's coaches.
Summers, who quit football to focus on basketball, averaged 14.8 points for the Panthers.
Putnam City's David Bush, who averaged 14.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, was named Offensive Player of the Year. Putnam City West's Omega Harris was named the Defensive Player of the Year.
Edmond Santa Fe's Justin Jones was named Newcomer of the Year, and Putnam City's A.D. Burtschi earned Coach of the Year honors.
Bush was joined on the first time by teammate Ronnie Boyce, Putnam West's Tavionne Pennon and Edmond Santa Fe's Aaron Anderson and Shaquille Morris.