Three Wildcats Powerlifters qualified for the State Meet at the Regional Meet Thursday (March 4) in Whitehouse. Junior Juan Hernandez qualified in the 132 pound weight class. Senior Ryan Carrillo qualified in the 181 pound weight class and Matthew Mitchell also qualified in the 181 pound weight class. Carrillo was 1st and Mitchell was 2nd. Hernandez finished 2nd.
SSHS Powerlifting Coach Casey Jeter also announced that a second Lady Cat, Czhela Moya, has also qualified for the State Meet after official results were tabulated. Moya, a senior in the 97-pound weight class, will be joining Machelle Allen, a freshman in the 259+ pound weight class, at the State Meet in Corpus Christi on March 20. Moya had a 145 pound squat, a 70 pound bench press and a 150 pound deadlift.
The Boys State Powerlifting Meet is set for March 27 at Abilene. Other Wildcats lifters and their results include senior Austin McCain, 5th in the 114 pound weight class, junior Jesse Bailey, a competitor in the 148 pound weight class, junior Brenden Fink, tied for 5th in the 165 pound weight class, junior Chad Maynard, 5th in the 242 pound weight class, sophomore Sean Dial, a competitor in the 275 pound weight class and junior Jakobe Yarbrough, a competitor in the 308 pound weight class.