Tiger Sharks qualify seven lifters for Region meet

Carter Thacker

With Cory North spotting, Carter Thacker competes at 139 pounds.

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 08:58 AM.

The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School weightlifting team qualified seven lifters for the Region 1-1A meet during the District 1-1A meet in Marianna last Tuesday.

The region meet will be held April 1 at Panama City Beach Arnold.

The Tiger Sharks had three weight-class winners.

Carter Thacker won the 139-pound class with a 395-pound total. Cory North took first in the 169-pound class with 505 pounds total lifted and Reggie Smith took the 183-pound class with a 475 pound total.

Natrone Lee was second in the 199-pound class with a 475 total and Umstead Sanders took second at 219 pounds with a total of 385 pounds.

Matt Simpson placed third at 119 pounds and Jacobi Jones was third at 199 pounds.

Port St. Joe will be at Franklin County today.

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