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Jas'Lyn Glover Wins State in Powerlifting and Brings Home the Gold
Posted on 03/20/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Jas'Lyn Glover Wins State in Powerlifting and Brings Home the GoldCongratulations to State Champion Jas'Lyn Glover!

While others were enjoying Spring Break, Jas'Lyn Glover was training for the final powerlifting meet of her high school career...State.  Glover finished the day in a spectacular fashion by going a perfect 9 for 9 on the day and winning the gold with her personal best total.

SQUAT - tied her personal best of 380 lbs
BENCH - personal best of 220 lbs
DEADLIFT - personal best of 435 lbs
TOTAL - personal best of 1035 lbs

State was held on March 18th at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Please congratulate Jas'Lyn as it is a huge honor to be strongest girl in the entire state of Texas. "The work and sacrifice that this young lady exhibited helped her dream become a reality," said Head Powerlifting Coach Royce Hill.

In other Powerlifting News...
At the regional meet...Five Ladycat Powerlifters competed in the regional powerlifting meet on Saturday, March 4.

Both Jessica Harvey and Iliana Aguilar finished 12th in the region in their weight classes. 

Kara Bergeron finished 10th in the region in her class with a personal best total lift of 605 pounds.

Ke'Ayrra King finished 3rd in the region and fell 30 pounds short of being an automatic state qualifier.  Along the way, she broke the regional record for the deadlift in her weight class with a lift of 360 pounds.  King finished as an alternate to state.

After struggling in both the squat and bench events, Jas'Lyn Glover entered the dead lift in 6th place overall and 75 pounds behind the leader.  "Jas'Lyn Glover put on the performance of the meet as she came back and won regional on her final lift of the day," said Coach Royce Hill.  Glover deadlifted her personal best of 430 pounds (15 pounds away form the state record) on the final lift of three lifts in the deadweight part of the competition to capture first place at Regional and advance to State.

“We are extremely proud of the way each of these girls represented our school at the regional meet as well as all the qualifying meets this year,” said Coach Hill.  "Congratulations on a job well done!"