Bobcat lifters pile up honors at Silsbee event

Published 9:52 am Monday, February 15, 2016

SILSBEE — It was a big day at the Silsbee Iron Powerlifting Meet for Orangefield last Thursday.

TheLady Bobcats competed and came home with a first-place team trophy.

Placing first in their weight class were: Madison Taylor (555 pounds), Krista Wheeler (565 pounds), Brooke Morphew (720 pounds), and Skylar Hamons (710 pounds).

Brooke Morphew was named outstanding girl lifter. Other girls placing were: Britton Edgerly, Kayla Gordon, Julia Droll, Bailey Cady, and Kaitlin Gordon.

The Bobcat Boys Powerlifiting team also competed and the following lifters placed first: Josh Pennington (635 pounds) and Austin Moore (1,545 pounds). Austin Moore was named outstanding boy lifter.

Other lifters placing were: Cameron Guillot, Adam Jacobs, Jake Bradley, Aaron Galitz, and Luke Padilla. The Bobcat Powerlifting teams will compete at the Bobcat invitational on Thursday.