By Eric Fischer
The Sturgeon Bay Powerlifting Club has its first National Champion, freshman Yadira Ortiz, who took home the gold medal in the 43 kg class on Saturday morning in Appleton. Yadira had finished second in the State meet in early March. Junior Brenna Zuehlke also finished on the podium, finishing second in the 72kg class. Luke Brinkman and Erik Escalera will compete Sunday morning in the boys 93kg class for their shot at national championships. You can follow a live stream on their lifting at usapowerlifting.com beginning at 8 am.
(Photos courtesy of Sturgeon Bay Powerlifting Club Facebook).