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Teen Lorenzo Barnes Hits 2nd Highest Squat in THSPA History
Submitted by Staff on March 13, 2009 - 7:58am.
Texas Burkburnett High School junior Lorenzo Barnes (shw) squatted 825 pounds at the THSPA Region 6 - Division 2 Regional Meet on March 7 at Decatur High School in Decatur, Texas. The squat is the highest ever recorded in division 2 and the second highest ever in the THSPA. Barnes eclipsed the former 820 pound record of Jordan Barret in division 2. The state record across all divisions is 835 pounds, held by Eugene Johnson (in division 1). Barnes added a 500 pound bench press and 560 pound deadlift for a 1,885 pound total.
The USAPL Teen 16-17 American Record squat of 804 pounds was set in 1990 by Jason Wisner.
Here is video of Barnes' squat:
An interview with Barnes: