Local lifters shine in Columbus


Cheritha Schaffer, left, took first place in the 148-pound junior women’s division Sunday at the USA Powerlifting Federation Ohio Invitational Bench Press and Deadlift Championships at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Mason Harbour, right, finished third in the 165- pound junior men’s division. The event was part of the Arnold Sports Festival. The local lifters compete for the Riverside Powerlifting Team.