Local roundup | Southeast's Porter 4th at state in girls weightlifting
Girls weightlifting: Southeast's Porter 4th at state
KISSIMMEE -- Southeast girls weightlifter Cathyarleen Porter finished fourth for the second year in a row Saturday at the state meet at Kissimmee Civic Center.
Porter, a senior, finished with the best bench press in the unlimited weight class at 245 pounds and recorded a 175 clean and jerk for a 420 total. Clay's Sabrina Palmares won with a 430 total.
Lakewood Ranch's Riley Bohan was the only other area competitor. She did not place in the 129-pound weight class.
Amateur football: Gladiators still unbeaten
SARASOTA -- The Bradenton Gladiators remain undefeated for the season with their fourth win in a row, a 27-13 victoy over the host Sarasota Millionaires. Sarasota started the scoring with a touchdown by Mike "Ford Tough" Ford. But the Gladiators countered with four TDs of their own from linebacker Darian Platt, defensive lineman Gerald Perry and wide receivers Jeff Carlton and Bonshavior Bean. Gladiators kicker Phil Chaltis added three extra points. Bradenton travels to Fort Myers on Saturday to face the Panthers.
Prep hockey: Manatee Admirals denied Cup
TAMPA -- Mitchell won the 2014 Florida High School Hockey Association Lightning Cup Championship with a 6-2 upset victory over the Manatee Admirals at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The No. 1 Manatee Admirals finish the year at 16-2-1 with the championship game loss. The Admirals were led this season by sophomore center David Tmej (24 goals, 13 assists, and his brother, freshman goalie Dominik Tmej. (11-0-1, 2.08 GAA, 2 shutouts).
The No. 2 Mitchell Mustangs also finish 16-2-1 with the victory. Junior goalie Trenton Parker earned the win after leading the league with a 1.61 goals-against average this season.
-- Herald staff reports