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Kentwood’s Karl Johnson sets state record in bench pressJune 23rd, 2011 at Thu, 23rd, 2011 at 3:39 pm by Erick Walker
Kentwood High senior-to-be Karl Johnson enjoyed a big afternoon Saturday, June 18.
Johnson, 17, established a new age division state record during the Great Northern Bench Press and Dead Lift Championship at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia. Johnson bench pressed 364.8 pounds during the competition, shattering the previous mark of 330.5 pounds. Johnson also won the dead lift competition with an impressive lift of 468 pounds.