Raider wins big at national weightlifting competition

HPMS seventh-grader Victoria Thornton snatched 50 kg and clean and jerked 62 kg for a total of 112kg, which was enough for three silver medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals June 15 in Grand Rapids, Mich. 
She proved that she is a true contender in Olympic weightlifting by taking the podium once again at Youth Nationals.