The Orange Leader
The Bridge City and Orangefield powerlifting teams had a great deal of success at meets.
Bridge City hosted a Quad Meet on Thursday.
Yesterday Bridge City High School hosted a Quad Meet for the girls.
Junior Jacey Walker lifted a total weight of 605 pounds and placed first in her weight class. Walker also received the honor of best lifter for the light weight division. She had best all-around squat, bench and dead lift.
Sophomore Jimi Kern placed fifth in weight class with a total weight of 470 pounds. Freshman Audrey LeBlanc placed fifth in her weight class with a total weight of 525 pounds.
Sophomore Sarah Sams placed first in her weight class, lifting a total weight of 665 pounds.
Freshman Carlee Dearing placed second in her weight class, lifting a total weight of 610 pounds. Junior Rikki Bodin placed third in her weight class, with a total weight of 650 pounds.
Freshman Sam Hargrave placed fourth in her weight class lifting a total weight of 580 pounds. Sophomore Emily Warren placed second in her weight class, lifting a total weight of 785 pounds. Warren also received the third best lifter honor, with third over-all best lifts in squat, bench and dead lift.
All of the ladies are currently qualified for the Regional Meet for Region 4 Division 2. This meet will take place in Palacios on February 26.
The Orangefield Lady Bobcats won first-place in the 2014 LCM Bear Invitational Powerlifting Meet held Thursday.
Finishing first in the 132 weight class was Madelyn Hamilton with a total lift of 550 pounds. In the 148-pound class, Skylar Hammons finished first with a total lift of 560 pounds.
Other top three finishers were: Britton Edgerly, who was thirdin the 123’s; Heather Stout, second in the 148’s; Kathleen Lozano, third in the 148’s; Julia Droll, third in the 165’s; Breana Norton, second in the 181’s, and Katlin Gordon, second in the 198’s.
On the boy’s side Wesley Reed finished first in the 123-pound class with a total lift of 720 pounds.
Derek Lopez was first in the 220-pound class with a total lift of 1,245 pounds. Jake Bradley also finished first in the 275-pound class with a total lift of 1,040 pounds. Other top boy lifters were: Cameron Guillot, thirdin the 148’s; Jacob Harrison, third in the 220’s; and Adam Jacobs, second in the 242’s.