Sulphur Springs Powerlifting Coach Casey Jeter was pleased with his Wildcats and Lady Cats’ lifters at the Sulphur Springs Meet held Thursday, January 21, in the SSHS Multipurpose Building. Coach Jeter called it a wonderful way to start off the 2021 powerlifting season as the Wildcats Powerlifters finished first and the Lady Cats second at the meet. He added his 12 Wildcats all earned top three place medals.
For the Lady Cats, the school’s first girl powerlifter, Addy Lamb, took first place in the 132 pound weight class. Markida Hood took first in the 198 pound weight class. Reese Offutt was first in the 259 pound weight class, Machelle Alen was first in the 259+ pound weight class. Alen was impressive with a 300 pound squat, a 125 pound bench press and a 300 pound dead lift for total lifts of 725 pounds. Rori Young was second in the 148 pound weight class.
For the Wildcats, Austin McCain took first in the 114 pound weight class. Juan Hernandez was first in the 132 pound weight class. Miller Maddox was a top three lifter in the 148 pound weight class. Brendan Fink was first in the 165 pound weight class. Matthew Mitchell was first and Cable Glenn was third in the 181 pound weight class. Ryan Carrillo was first and Connor West was second in the 198 pound weight class. Carrillo had a 320 pound lift in bench press. Chad Maynard was first in the 220 pound weight class. Maynard had a 600 pound squat and ended up with an impressive total of 1320 pounds. Alfredo Olavide was first in the 242 pound weight class. Sean Dial was first in the 275 pound weight class. Dial lifted 480 pounds in dead lift. Jakobe Yarbrough was second in the 308 pound weight class.
Coach Jeter said Athletic Director Greg Owens and his staff did a great job hosting the meet. The Wildcats and Lady Cats will lift next at Paris, the Lady Cats on Thursday and the Wildcats on January 30.