Port St. Joe wins county weightlifting meet

Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 09:58 AM.

Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School beat county rival Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School in a weightlifting meet last week at Port St. Joe.

The team score was 45-37.

The Tiger Sharks took first in eight of 10 weight classes. Joe Love of Port St. Joe was the strongest lifter in the meet with a 495-pound total; Corey North, also of Port St. Joe was second with 475 pounds; and sophomore Jared Melvin of Wewahitchka was third with a 465-pound total.

Individual results:

119- James Kemp (W) 280 total, Blake Kemp (W) 240, Matt Simpson (P) 205.

129- Jimmy Cummings (P) 275, Burley Parker (W) 235, Josh Dalton (W) 220.

139-Carter Thacker (P) 390, Josh Epps (W) 370, Cameron Laster (W) 295.

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