WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A freshman at Laney High School finished second in the deadlift only category of the Iron Boy Powerlifting National Championships last weekend in Charlotte.
It was the first powerlifting meet for Thaddeus Poore.
Poore lifted 290 pounds, which is more than twice his body weight in the deadlift only category, which finished behind National Champion Cherokee Widner from Virginia. Widner lifted 330 pounds.
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