Powerlifting News From 2/2 Uvalde Meet

posted Feb 4, 2019, 6:17 AM by Joe Cordova

All the girls did an amazing job this week with all seven that participated medaling.  Both Claire Dean and Tressa Reading placed 1st in their respected weight classes.  Erin Garza placed 2nd, while Ale Carmona, Joshlynn Saucedo and Destiny De Leon took 3rd. Iyesha Trevino took 4th place.  The girls as a team took 3rd place in this weeks meet. Tressa Reading Had her personal best day by having a combined total of 720 pounds.  Tressa Squated 280 pounds, bench pressed 180 pounds, and deadlifted 260 pounds.  Tressa is the first girl in Knippa history to lift over 700 pounds.   Tressa’s 720 pound total puts her tied for 6th place in the region.  If she stays in the top 12, Tressa will advance to regionals in Robstown, TX on March 2nd. Claire Dean had another great meet by breaking all her personal best lifts and increasing her overall total to 620 pounds.  Claire is currently in 1st in 1A/2A and will advance to regionals if she does not drop below 2nd place.