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Alice power-lifting girls take home first State Championship ever

Posted: 10:24 PM, Mar 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-22 18:24:28-04

The Lady Coyotes power-lifting squad dominated the competition at Class 5A Texas Texas High School Woman’s Powerlifting Association championships.

Coached by Lisa Cisneros, the team of five lifters managed to pull off three individual state championships; which is second most of any other school participating in THSWPA meets. They are eclipsed only by Los Fresnos with four.

Here are the individual results reported by the Alice Echo :

97-pound weight class — First Place, Alexis Herrera, Alice, 310 squat, 140 bench, 250 deadlift, 700 total.

Alexis Herrera from Lisa Marie’s Facebook Page

105-pound weight class — First Place, Mia Macias, Alice, 300 squat, 130 bench, 245 squat, 675 total.

Mia Macias from Lisa Marie’a Facebook Page

181-pound weight class — First Place, Jacqueline Guerra, Alice, 430 squat, 230 bench, 425 deadlift, 1,085 total.

Jacqueline Guerra from Lisa Marie’a Facebook Page

220-pound weight class — 3rd place, Julie Sepulveda, Alice, 465 squat, 235 bench, 365 deadlift, 1,065 total.

Julie Sepulveda. from Lisa Marie’a Facebook

259-pound weight class — Twelfth place, Marissa Garcia, Alice, 420 squat, 165 bench, 370 deadlift, 955 total.

Marissa Garcia from Lisa Marie’a Facebook

Here are the overall point results:

1. Alice — 24 points
2. Brownsville Lopez — 23 points
3. Port Lavaca Calhoun — 14 points
4. Mission Sharyland — 12 points
5. P-SJ-A Memorial — 12 points
6. Edcouch-Elsa — 12 points
7. Donna — 10 points
8. Elgin — 9 points
9. Vidor — 7 points
10. Mission Veterans Memorial — 7 points
14. Tuloso-Midway — 7 points