January 19, 2020 – Congratulations to the Barnstable Powerlifting Club for their strong showing at the 7th Annual St. John’s Classic. The event was held at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury and was attended by a number of clubs from New England with 58 lifters in total. This was the inaugural event for the Barnstable Powerlifting Club and 5 of the 10 member team totaled enough weight to qualify for this year’s National Tournament in Texas.
The team won 9 medals on the day.
3 Gold Medals – Ayden Edwards (JV – 83 kilo), Colin Fay (JV – 93 kilo), and Brenden Dowling (Varsity – 120 kilo)
4 Silver Medals – Alec Joyce (JV – 66 kilo), Grayson Pina (JV – 74 kilo), CJ Joyce (Varsity – 74 kilo) and Alex Saladino (Varsity – 120+ kilo)
2 Bronze Medals – Jacob Nikas (JV – 74 kilo) and Owen Bright (Varsity – 105 kilo)
In addition to the weight class medals, Alex Saladino had the 2nd best squat of the day at 463 lbs, Brenden Dowling had the 3rd best bench of the day at 292 lbs and Ayden Edwards had the 3rd best squat in relation to body weight at 2.35 x body weight.
Great Job Guys!