Congratulations to coach Dan Barton and the Creighton Prep powerlifting team on winning the program’s eighth consecutive state title in recent competition!
In total, 22 of the 27 Prep lifters placed at the meet where the Junior Jays defeated teams from Central and South. Among the highlights was Nic Thurman’s victory in the 181 lb. weight class and his breaking of four state records previously held by Prep student Joe Rodino. Additional weight class champions from Prep included Edward Gordon at 148 lbs. and Louis Violi at 220 lbs.
Other Prep lifters competing at state were Will Barton, Jimmy Bolamperti, Ryan Buresh, Elisha Burts, Kevin Cooper, George Diers, Drew Dunham, Andrew Emodi, Travis Goracke, Mitchell Gordon, Jimmy Hagge, Andrew Hoover, Chris Johanek, Ryan Kenney, Jacob Kenney, Henry Lewis, Noah Meysenburg, Eric Polerecky, Sammy Ramirez, Adam Riechl, Joe Searl, Luke Sims, Noah Velinsky and Nick Wells.