Local lifters place well at State Meet

Published 10:37 am Monday, March 27, 2017

ABILENE — Several local powerlifters wrapped up- a tremendous season at the State Powerlifting Meet Saturday.

Three Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears were at the meet and placed well.

Jeremiah Armstrong took sixth in the Super Heavyweight division with 1,715 total pounds lifted. Hunter Angelo was seventh in the 148-pound class with 1,180 pounds and Grant LaCour took 10th in the 275-pound class with 1,390 pounds.

Vidor’s Dustin Tatar was ninth in the 198-pound class with 1,435 and teammate Blake Shafer was 11th in the same division with 1,425 pounds.

West Orange-Stark’s Keyshawn Holman nabbed sixth-place in the 181-pound division with a total of 1,350 pounds in the three venues of bench press, squat and deadlift.

Several other Southeast Texans fared well as well.

Port Neches-Groves Gage Carreon was second in the 165s with a total of 1,520 pounds and Lumberton’s Caleb Johnson was second in the 198s with 1,545 pounds.

Lumberton’s Jacob Fussell was seventh in the 220s with 1,555 pounds. PN-G’s Timothy Le was 11th in the 123s with 1,020 pounds and Nederland’s Brendon Jones was 12th in the 114s with 895 pounds.