Lauren Politz – Powerlifting, Holden High

Politz competed in the 148.8-pound weight class for the Division V

Rockets and put together a string of accomplishments that transcended all divisions. She won a Division V regional title and was the overall top lifter at the regional meet that ended a COVID-19 shortened season. As a junior, Politz was diagnosed with cancer. She beat the disease and then ousted the competition, winning regional and LHSAA individual titles while helping Holden to a runner-up team finish.