Powerlifting Meet @ Bovina (1-10-2015)
The Muleshoe High School Powerlifting teams were in Bovina for the first meet of the season. Brianna Barron led the Lady Mules with the third place medal in the 97 pound class.
Evan Paez and David Rodriguez paced the Mules with third place medals in the 114 and 275 pound classes respectively. Francisco Elizalde earned a fifth place medal in the 132 pound class.
The Lady Mules placed 12th from a field of 14 teams that included 87 participants. The Mules took 15th from 17 teams with a field of 160 lifters.
“I was very proud of our teams today,” said Muleshoe Powerlifting coach Kirk Byrd. “They are a young team but stayed with in themselves and were very competitive in this first meet of the season.”
“They are working hard in the weight room and will improve their totals with more work and more experience. There is a lot of pressure on a lifter in their first meet and the whole team put up totals on the board. We are looking forward to each meet.”
Barron had a squat lift of 115 pounds, a bench press of 90 pounds and dead lift of 165 pounds for a total weight of 340 pounds.
Brianna Velasquez placed eighth in the 132 pound class. Velasquez had a squat lift of 120 pounds and bench pressed 70 pounds. She finished with a dead lift of 180 pounds for a total of 370 pounds.
Noa Rojas took ninth in the 165 pound class with a total of 505 pounds. She had a squat lift of 155 pounds, bench pressed 90 pounds and dead lifted 260 pounds.
Daniella Cortez placed 16th in the 148 pound class. She had a squat lift of 135 pounds, bench pressed 80 pounds and dead lifted 165 pounds for a total of 400 pounds.
Paez lifted a total of 700 pounds with a squat lift of 230 pounds, bench pressed 150 pounds and had a dead lift of 320 pounds. Rodriguez used a squat lift of 500 pounds, bench pressed 260 pounds and dead lifted 440 pounds for a total of 1200 pounds.
Elizalde had a total weight of 755 pounds. He squat lifted 240 pounds, bench pressed 215 pounds and dead lifted 300 pounds.
The Mules had four lifters in the 181 pound class. Carlos Hernandez placed 11th with a total of 870 pounds. He had a squat lift of 315 pounds, a bench press of 155 and a dead lift of 870 pounds.
Dominik Hasley finished in 13th place with a squat lift of 315 pounds, a bench press of 140 pounds and dead lifted 360 pounds for a total of 815 pounds. Ceasar Olivares also had a total of 815 pounds for 14th place. He had a squat lift of 280 pounds, bench pressed 190 pounds and dead lifted 345 pounds.
Blake Parker placed 18th with a squat lift of 205 pounds, a bench press of 170 pounds and dead lifted 300 pounds for a total of 675 pounds.
The Lady Mules and Mules will compete in the Dimmitt Powerlifting Meet January 31.