Weightlifters bring home gold, silver, bronze
AMES – Three Estherville weightlifters came away with several top finishes at the Iowa Games this past weekend.
In the open 198-pound bench press and the 198-pound submaster category, Connie Alvarez II took first place. In three lifts, he benched 1,150 pounds with his final lift at 395 pounds to win over his competitor by 5 pounds.
In the Teen 2, 275-pound division, Adam Mustard placed third with a lift of 340 pounds-which set a new Iowa Games record.
Mustard also placed third in the open 275-pound bracket.
Lance Zimmerman of Estherville placed second in the open 198-pound category with a lift of 320 pounds.