Three West girls qualify for state powerlifting meet

West girls powerlifting competed at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association regional meet on Saturday at Edcouch-Elsa. Three of the Warriors advanced to state after hitting their state-qualifying totals.

In the 97 lb. weight class, Haylee Olguin squatted 215 pounds, benched 110 pounds. and deadlifted 240 pounds to take 8th place and advance.

At 114 lb., Lacey Littles qualified after squatting 270 pounds, benching 130 pounds and deadlifting 300 pounds. Littles placed 13th and qualified for the state meet.

The last state-qualifier for West was Taylor Shelton at 165 lb. Shelton squatted 315 pounds, benched 205 pounds and deadlifted 305 pounds.