FHS Powerlifter Sadie Hewitt Wins Regional Championship and Advances to State

On February 28th at the Girls Region 3 Division I Power Lifting Meet, Forney Lady Rabbit junior Sadie Hewitt won the Regional Championship in her 220 lb. weight class.

By virtue of finishing in the top 2 of her weight class at the Regional Meet, Sadie will now advance to the State Power Lifting Meet in Waco Texas.

This will be Sadie’s 2nd straight trip to the State Power Lifting Meet.

Last season, Sadie was a State Meet Medalist due to her 5th place finish there. This season, Sadie has a very good chance to win the State Title.

According to reports, Sadie set four new Regional Records for her weight class at the Regional Meet. The Regional Records came in the Squat, Bench Press, and Dead Lift events.

Then, she set a new Regional Record for total pounds lifted at the meet. Overall, she lifted 465 lbs. in the Squat, 210 lbs. in the Bench Press, and 390 lbs. in the Dead Lift. Then, her final score of total pounds lifted at the Meet was 1,065 lbs.

 

The State Power Lifting Meet is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 16th at the ExtraCo Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Other Lady Rabbits who competed at the Regional Meet were:

Jordyn Watson (5th in the 123 lb. weight class—Jordyn was awarded a Regional meet medal for finishing in the Top 5 in her weight class. She lifted a grand total of 610 lbs.—240 Squat, 125 Bench Press, and 245 Dead Lift)

Alissa West (6th in the 105 lb. weight class—She lifted a grand total of 475 lbs.- 180 Squat, 70 Bench Press and 225 Dead Lift)

Brooke Woods (9th in the 123 lb. weight class—She lifted a grand total of 525 lbs.—210 Squat, 100 Bench Press, and 215 Dead lift)

Anna Gafford (10th in the 132 lb. weight class—She lifted a grand total of 545 lbs.—200 Squat, 110 Bench Press, and 235 Dead Lift)

Eva Snelgrove (9th in the 198 lb. weight class—She lifted a grand total of 620 lbs.—240 Squat, 125 Bench Press, and 255 Dead Lift)

Jaeden Thrasher (She competed in the 148 lb. weight class but did not record a score).

Note: There were not any North Forney Lady Falcon Power Lifters who qualified for the Regional Meet.

 

 

Michael Morrill
Sport Director

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