The Beatrice Ozone was filled with clanking weights and grunting students Saturday during the State Power Lifting Meet.
A Power Lifting meet consist of three lifts -- squats, bench press and dead lift.
Beatrice hosted the event and their boys team finished second with 36 points, putting them behind Lexington's 44 points. Columbus Scotus finished third with 32, Plattsmouth finished fourth with 19, Columbus finished fifth with 16 and Nebraska City finished sixth with 0.
On the girls side, Beatrice finished sixth with one point. The girls standings in order were Columbus (44), Lexington (41), Columbus Scotus, Plattsmouth (22) and Nebraska City (4).
"Overall, it was a very competitive meet and our coaches were very pleased with our kids' effort and performance," said Beatrice Coach Kevin Meyer. "We had many kids earn personal records."
Dakota Adams finished in first place for the Orangemen in the 198 weight class. His squat of 425, bench press of 240 and dead lift of 545 gave him a total of 1,210. His dead lift was a new Beatrice school record.
Corey Rzekonski finished first in the 220 weight class. His squat of 470, bench press of 250 and dead lift of 485 gave him a total of 1,205.
David Duncan finished first place in the 275 weight class. His squat of 480, bench press of 250 and dead lift of 500 gave him a total of 1,230.
Xavier Smith finished first place in the heavyweight division. His squat of 530, bench press of 255 and dead lift of 535 was good enough for a total of 1,320.
Christian Borzekofski finished second in the 275 weight class. His squat of 400, bench press of 245 and dead lift of 460 gave him a total of 1,105, which put him behind Duncan
Trip Corneilus finished third in the heavyweight class. His squat of 305, bench press of 200 and dead lift of 345 gave him a total of 850. He finished behind Xavier Smith's 1,320 and Columbus High's Adrian Almazan's 1,270.
On the girls side, Sydney Weirich finished fifth in her class. Her squat of 240, bench press of 135 and dead lift of 360 was good for a total of 735.
"It was great to have four individual champions along with a second place boys team finish," Meyer said.