Story and Photos by Coach Freddie Solomon, Special to the Sword and Shield
…The South Carolina Strength Meet [was held]…at Crestwood High School. These three young men [represented Keenan]: Junior Brandon Smalls, wh[o] placed 4th in the state out of 28 lifters in the heavy weight class; Junior Davidmichael Clark, [who] placed 17th in the state out of 27 lifters in the 180 [pounds] class; and Sophomore Jeremy Austin, [who] placed 12th in the state out of 24 in the weight class of 190 [pounds]. They represented Keenan and earned respect from schools like [James F.] Byrnes [High School], Marlboro County [High School], North Augusta [High School], Crestwood [High School], Richland Northeast [High School] and Bamberg Ehrhardt [High School] just to name a few. [Keenan] competed against 88 other high school[s] in S[outh] C[arolina].
Coach Solomon is Keenan’s Strength and Conditioning Coach.