The Wildcats’ powerlifting team took third place at an Emory Rains meet Saturday (January 26). Powerlifting Coach Casey Jeter said 10 Wildcats earned medals and all lifters had at least one personal best lift. He said the lifters weight lifting totals went up as they competed much better than they did at their home meet on January 12.
For the Wildcats, Jacob Semler finished 4th in the 114 pound weight class. Oscar Yanez was 3rd in the 123 pound weight class. Jessie Carrillo was 4th in the 148 pound weight class. Carson Bridges was 2nd in the 181 pound weight class. Coach Jeter said Bridges’ weight total increased a lot as he did a 510 pound squat, a 280 pound bench press and a 550 pound dead lift. George Greenway was 2nd in the 198 pound weight class including a 545 pound squat. Caden Davis was 3rd in the 198 pound weight class as he had a 300 pound bench press and 450 pound lifts in both squat and dead lift. Jakob Jonaitus took 2nd in the Super Heavyweight Class with a 600 pound squat, 300 pound bench press and 425 pound dead lift. Alfredo Olavide took 3rd place in the Super Heavyweight Class. Coach Jeter said two girls competed at Rains. Addy Lamb took 4th place in the 123 pound weight class. At her first meet, Sable Edemeyer placed 5th in the 181 pound weight class.
The Wildcats will go to a Commerce meet on February 16.