Brookwood grad Hale finishes fifth in college lifting nationals

Brookwood grad Lawson Hale placed fifth in last weekend's USA Power Lifting Collegiate Nationals in Killeen, Texas. Hale, a former Bronco offensive lineman, represented Georgia Gwinnett College, where he is currently a sophomore.

Hale competed in the 93-kilogram division and posted a total of 1,626 pounds. His lifts were 623 pounds in squat, 380 in bench press and 623 in dead lift.