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In its first season, the Burnsville High School boys’ powerlifting team was crowned state champions, while the girls team earned runner-up at the USAPL Minnesota State High School Championships on Saturday, Feb. 10 in Rockford, Minn. In addition, five Blaze athletes won individual state titles, and seven lifters qualified for the National Championships in March.
The Burnsville High School Olympic Weightlifting team won the state championship for the second consecutive year on Saturday, March 7 at Lakeville South High School. Burnsville's junior varsity team finished in second place.
Senior Andy Grahn lifting, with Coach Sahli looking on.
The Burnsville Olympic Weightlifting team placed first at the Northfield meet on Saturday, Jan. 17. Michael Schiller set a new Minnesota state record (247 total kilograms or 543 pounds) in the varsity 77kg weight class by lifting 107kg (235 pounds) on the snatch and 140kg (308 pounds) on the clean and jerk. Here are the results of the meet: