PEAK weightlifters sparkle in Illinois

Jessica LeClair, Heather Bell, Morgan Harvala, Brandon Bell and Hailey Bell were among the Peak weightlifters who competed in Illinois during February. Each lifted for personal records and won first-place age-group medals, while LeClair and Bell qualified for the Master Nationals. From left are LeClair, coach Vanessa McCoy and Bell. McCoy, who owns Peak Gymnastics and Fitness and also CrossFit Marquette, is also a USA weightlifter. During the weekend of Feb. 19-21, she lifted at the USA Team Senior Trials in Philadelphia, recording a personal record in the clean and jerk, and will participate in this year’s Senior Nationals in Texas. (Submitted photo)