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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

The strongest in 'The Basin'


March 21, 2017


Worland's Matthew Sanchez is all focus during one of his squat attempts Saturday morning during the second annual Heavy Metal Classic powerlifting competition at Worland High School.

WORLAND - The second annual Heavy Metal Classic powerlifting competition is in the books in what showcased some of the strongest lifters the Big Horn Basin has to offer.

In total, 33 lifters from Worland High School, Cody High School, Riverton High School, Ten Sleep High School and Lovell High School participated in a day full of impressive shows of strength in the squat, bench press and deadlift.

"I was really proud of the Worland kids," said WHS teacher and Classic co-director Ryan Utterback. "We would have liked to have a few more but we have a lot of kids in other activities. The ones...

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