Bulletin Staff Report

DE LEON — The Bangs Dragons powerlifting team captured first place in the team standings of the De Leon Invitational on Saturday, as eight lifters finished in the top four of their respective divisions.

Jeremiah Johnson was named the meet’s outstanding lifter after winning the 198-pound weight class. Brent Troyer also finished first in the 220-pound weight class.

Three Dragons earned runner-up finishes — Nic Carruth in the 220s, Fernando Mireles in the 181s and Keagan Oliver in the 123s.

Placing third for the Dragons were Theron Parson in the 242s and Allen Almgren in the 123s.

Joey Brooke also added a fourth-place finish in the 148s for Bangs.

The Dragons’ next meet is slated for Saturday at the Dublin Invitational.