INVERNESS — Kody McDow is a confirmed gold digger this year.
The Citrus senior boys weightlifter is seeking a gold medal and a state title this year at the state meet April 25 in Kissimmee.
Last year, he took third place at the state meet.
He had a personal-best 325-pound bench press in his first meet of the year Monday at the Citrus High School weight room. He had a 265-pound clean and jerk for a 590-pound total, to win the 169-pound class.