Burnsville Olympic Style Weightlifting Team History

 

 

The Burnsville Olympic Weightlifting team was started in 2012 by coaches Scott Sahli and Dr. Larry Meadors.

The 2012 team finished 4th at the state meet in the varsity division and 3rd at the state meet in the JV division. Aneesa Ally won a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in the JV division at 53 kg.

The 2013 team finished in 2nd place in the varsity division and in 2nd place in the JV division at the state meet. Aneesa Ally (53 kg), Erica Kesseh (63 kg) and Isaac Hubbard (105+) were STATE CHAMPIONS for varsity. Grace Peterson (63 kg), Ben Nhan (56 kg) and Michael Schiller (77 kg) were STATE CHAMPIONS in JV. Annessa Ally set STATE RECORDS in the snatch, clean & jerk and total. Michael Schiller set STATE RECORDS in the snatch, clean & jerk and total.

The 2014 team finished as STATE CHAMPIONS in the varsity division and in 4th place in the JV division at the state meet. Quan Trang (56 kg), Ben Nhan (62 kg), Michael Schiller (77 kg), Aneesa Ally (53 kg), Erica Kesseh (63 kg), and Payton Schulze (69 kg) were STATE CHAMPIONS at the varsity level. Annessa Ally set STATE RECORDS in the snatch, clean & jerk and total. Ben Nhan set STATE RECORDS in the clean & jerk and total.

The 2015 team finished as STATE CHAMPIONS in the varsity division and as State Runners-Up in JV. Ben Nhan (62 kg), Michael Schiller (85 kg) and Aneesa Ally (53 kg) were STATE CHAMPIONS for varsity. Noah Bachmeier (69 kg), Nick Burton (95+ kg) and Erin Bachmeier (44 kg) were STATE CHAMPIONS for junior varsity. Michael Schiller set STATE RECORDS in the clean & jerk and total. Aneesa Ally set STATE RECORDS in the snatch, clean & jerk and total.

The 2016 team finished as STATE CHAMPIONS in the varsity division and as State Runners-Up in JV.  This was the third consecutive state championship for Burnsville.   Elena Pearce, Jordan Tompkins, Adonya Gray, Noah Bachmeier and Nick Burton all won individual STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

 
 

Recent Record

  • 2017: State Champions - Varsity
    2017: State Champions - JV
    2016: State Champions - Varsity
    2015: State Champions - Varsity
    2014: State Chamions - Varsity
    2013: State Runners Up- Varsity