Wells Places 1st at State Powerlifting Meet

THS Freshman Payton Wells placed 1st at the Texas High School Womens' Powerlifting Association state championship on Thursday last week in Corpus Christi.

Wells lifted a total of 630 pounds (240 on squat, 115 on bench press, 275 on deadlift) to win the gold medal in the 97-pound weight class in the Small Class 3A segment.

Jaycee Eastman came in fourth place in the 114-pound division, with lifts totaling 630-pounds (250-120-260).

Tara Wells came in sixth in the 148-pound weight class, with lifts totaling 845-pounds (340-170-325).

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