MHS Powerlfting @ Seagraves (2-21-2014)
The Muleshoe Powerlifting team completed their regular season in the Seagraves Eagle Invitational Powerlifting Meet Saturday. The Regional qualifiers have yet to be determined as there is one more week of competition but the Muleshoe squad will not be attending.
“Today was our final regular season invitational meet,” said Muleshoe Powerlifting coach Kirk Byrd. “All of our lifters finished on a high note as they lifted their best totals of the year.”
“I was very proud of all our kids this year. We will not know for a couple of weeks who has qualified for the Regional Meets. I am confident that Brianna (Barron), Evan (Paez) and David (Rodriguez) should make it to the next level.”
Brianna Barron set the pace for the Lady Mules with a second place finish in the 97 pound weight class. She had a squat lift of 175 pounds, bench pressed 75 pounds and deadlifted 210 pounds for a total of 460.
David Rodriguez earned the gold medal in the 275 pound weight class with a total of 1380 pounds. He squat lifted 585 pounds, bench pressed 320 pounds and deadlifted 475 pounds.
Noa Rojas placed third in the 165 weight class. She had a squat lift of 215 pounds, bench pressed 100 pounds and deadlifted 240 pounds for a total of 555 pounds.
Ruby Andrade finished fifth in the 114 pound class with a total of 485 pounds. She had a squat lift of 205 pounds, bench pressed 75 pounds and deadlifted 205 pounds. Jaide Gandarilla and Daniella Cortez placed sixth and seventh in the 148 pound class.
Gandarilla had a squat lift of 205 pounds, bench pressed 100 pounds and deadlifted 245 pounds for a total of 550 pounds. Cortez also had a total of 550 pounds. She squat lifted 210 pounds, bench pressed 95 pounds and deadlifted 345 pounds.
Evan Paez earned the silver medal in the 114 pound class with a total of 755 pounds. He had a squat lift of 275 pounds, bench pressed 150 pounds and deadlifted 330 pounds.
Carlos Hernandez and Cesar Olvera finished fourth and fifth in the 181 pound class with weight totals of 965 pounds and 960 pounds respectively. Hernandez squat lifted 395 pounds, bench pressed 160 pounds and deadlifted 410 pounds. Olvera squat lifted 340 pounds, bench pressed 215 pounds and deadlifted 405 pounds.
The Girls’ Regional Meet will be held in Mertzon Friday, March 6, and the Boy’s Regional Meet is scheduled for Saturday, March 14.