State Senator Bob Hackett presents a Senate resolution to the Northeastern High School girls powerlifting team during today's Senate session

State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) today honored the Northeastern High School girls powerlifting team on winning the 2016 Division I, II and III titles during the Bill McClain Ohio High School State Powerlifting Meet.  

“The young ladies have made the entire Northeasten High School and Clark County community very proud,” said Hackett. “This team has achieved great success, both in competition and in the classroom."

The Northeastern girls powerlifting team has earned three state titles over the past four years. Fourteen of the team's 23 members participated in the meet with eight scorers, lifting a total of 5,410 pounds. All fourteen placed in the top four spots.

The team was led by longtime coaches, John Downing and Tim Reisinger, who will both retirie this year.

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