CLOVER — For the first time in 12 years, Clover High School athletes competed at the S.C. Strength Coaches Association Region 8 Strength Meet.
A total of 33 athletes met the qualifications for the meet and 26 chose to compete. The event was Feb. 22 at Woodruff High School. The strength meet is divided into weight classes and includes all divisions, A to AAAA.
Four athletes claimed their weight class as champions and two more took home a third place finish. The four champions will represent Clover High School on March 29 at the State Strength Meet in Lexington.
• JV: 150 pounds, third place, Cody Payne; 205 pounds, champion, Chase Griffin; and 220 pounds, champion, AJ Pennington.
• Varsity: 140 pounds, champion, Shawn Anderson; 160 pounds, champion, Keyshawn Pressley; and 170 pounds, third place, Jakob Morrison.