Deanna Walterscheid entered the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s championships in Corpus Christi ranked seventh in the Class 2A 148-pound division.
The Paradise lifter recorded her best bench press of the year and a new personal best deadlift to take fourth place and a medal Friday at the state competition.
Walterscheid tallied 815 pounds. Ballinger’s Angelica Fuentes won the division with a total of 1,025 pounds.
Walterscheid squatted 325 pounds. She barely missed a try at 345. On bench press, she lifted 150 pounds to put her in sixth place.
On deadlift, she broke her previous best by 15 pounds, getting 340 to give her the medal.
Her teammate Mikela Beck tallied 610 with a squat of 215, bench press of 105 and deadlift of 290.
TATE TAKES FIFTH
Chico’s Corey Tate also brought home a medal Friday, taking fifth in the Class A 148-pound division.
Tate tallied 635 pounds. Ozona’s Nicole Higgins won the division with a total of 860.
Tate finished with a squat of 270. She lifted 120 on bench press and pulled 245 on deadlift.
Alli York took sixth in the 114-pound class. She lifted a total of 515 including a 205-pound squat, bench press of 90 and deadlift of 220.
Charlye Biggerstaff brought home seventh among the 123-pound competitors with a total of 580. She squatted 225, benched 105 and pulled 250 on deadlift.
Ana Rodriguez finished seventh in the 97-pound division with a total of 430, getting 165 on squat, 80 on bench press and 185 on deadlift.
Matison Rhodes was seventh in the 132s with her total of 600. She had a squat of 220, bench press of 125 and deadlift of 255. Breann Hall took ninth in the same division with her squat of 225, bench press of 100 and deadlift of 250 for a 575 total.
Heidi Spann finished ninth in the 165 class with a tally of 640 with lifts of 250 on squat, 115 on bench press and 275 on deadlift.
WHITWORTH FINISHES SEVENTH
Decatur’s Destiny Whitworth finished seventh in the 220-plus division Class 3A competition at Saturday’s championships, lifting a total of 930 pounds.
She recorded a squat of 410, a bench press of 180 and deadlift of 340.