An amateur bodybuilding couple from Fontana achieved top honors in a competition in Las Vegas on Aug. 24.

Jerry Alberto August Jr., 33, took first place in the whole classic physique division of the Sin City Showdown by Muscle Contest.

August was born and raised in Fontana and played basketball at Fontana A.B. Miller High School in 2001-2002. He also attended Citrus High School, graduating in the Class of 2004.

Also, Maricela Marcelo participated in the Sin City Showdown by Muscle Contest and took first place in the amateur bikini competition, Class C. She has been a Fontana resident for five years.

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