Pictured is Burt attempting a squat during the Wisconsin Powerlifting State Meet with members of the UW La Crosse football team spotting him and Coach Mike Klieforth looking on.

Burt competes at Wisconsin State Powerlifting Championships

Wautoma High School junior Colton Burt recently competed in the Wisconsin State Powerlifting Championships in Necedah. Burt competed in the 165-pound weight class, and his lifts were bench, 240 lbs.; squat, 360 lbs.; and deadlift, 475 lbs. Burt finished the meet in 14th place. He qualified for the state meet in Mauston this past January after lifting a qualifying total. Burt participates in football, baseball, and track for WHS.