The McAuley Power lifting team went to Oklahoma City for the NASA (Natural Athletes Strength Association) High-school National meet. McAuley has been going at least 10 years. The team is coached by Nick Freitas who has been lifting competitively since he was in the 7th grade at St. Peter’s.
The meet is for High-school lifters from all over the country. The kids that competed were : Jake Freitas, Brennan Adams, Emma Adams, James Zapletal, Connor Ramsey, Hogan Wiseman, Johnny Johnson, Romero Cantu, Frankie Bartholet, Will Motezedi, Henry Schaeffer also went but due to injury could not compete. Anilise Pinjuv and Calen Johnson were also unable to compete.
All the kids placed in their weight class with most getting 1st place.