St. Cloud’s Kaylin White and Hannah Wagner are state champions after winning the 110 and 183-pound classifications, respectively, at the Class 2A state meet Saturday at Arnold High School in Panama City Beach.
White, a two-time runner-up as a sophomore and junior, finally turned that medal into gold with a 150-pound bench press and 160-pound clean and jerk for a 310-pound total that bested New Smyrna Beach’s Kacie Stouffer by five pounds. White was in fourth place after the bench.
Wagner was in second after a 190-pound bench. Her 180-pound clean put her in a three-way tie for the lead at 370; she won as the lightest of the three lifters.
They, along with Zyanna Henry’s sixth’s place finish (210-175–385) in the unlimited class, St. Cloud finished fifth in the team standings with 15 points.
Osceola’s Isabella Pancake also made the long ride home with a medal, finishing fourth at 154 with 350 pounds.
Here’s the rest of Osceola County’s finishers:
101 pounds: Hannah Debrecht, Harmony, 220 pounds, 10th place;
129: Alliann Johnson, Osceola, 325, tied for 7th; Elliote Jasmine, Liberty, 285, 17th;
154: Aimee Saitta, St. Cloud, 18th place;
169: Maria Hincapie, Celebration, 310, 12th; Savannah O’Neill, St. Cloud, 305, 13th;
199: Mylie McDonald, St. Cloud, 20th place;
Unlimited: Victoria Kyles, Celebration, 380, 7th.