Center HS Girls Powerlifters Qualify For State

March 4, 2015 - Two Center High School Lady Rider Powerlifters participated in the Regional Meet in Paris, TX. on Monday, March 2nd. Among intense competitors, the ladies both had to up their best in order to squeeze a chance at the State Meet.

Rylee Hudspeth competed in the 148 lb. weight class with a squat of 280, bench press of 140, and a dead lift of 315. Her total came in at 735 earning her 7th place and a qualifying weight total for the State Meet.

Her teammate, Rachel Andrews, competed in the 220lb. weight class. Rachel lifts were 350 in squat, 155 in bench press, and 315 in dead lift, giving her a total of 820. In an eventful last lift in dead lift, Rachel and two others battled it out and came in a three-way tie for 2nd place. Rachel's total lift qualifies her for State as well.

Both of these ladies will travel to Corpus Christi, TX. on Thursday, March 19th and Friday, March 20th for the Texas High School Womens Powerlifting State Championship.