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Bears Powerlifting finishes as Regional Runner-Up, Two Bears claim individual regional titles

The CHS Powerlifting team placed second in the 2023 LHSAA East Regional hosted in the CHS Gym on Saturday.

Senior Happy Butler (132 lbs) and Sophomore Aidan Calkins (148 lbs) both won the individual regional title in their respective weight classes.

Butler also set an LHSAA regional record in the Squat by successfully lifting 480 lbs (CLICK HERE for video of the record breaking lift).

Josh Johnson finished as regional runner-up in his weight class.

Luke Hertel, Ryder Kerth, Anderson Le, Matthew Sanders and Bennett Castro also scored points for the Bears.

Five powerlifters qualified for the 2023 LHSPLA Division I Powerlifting State Championship:

Anderson Le (123 lbs)
Happy Butler (132 lbs)
Aidan Calkins (148 lbs)
Luke Hertel (198 lbs)
Ryder Kerth (220 lbs)

The Powerlifting State Championship will be held Saturday, March 25 at the CajunDome in Lafayette.

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