Central High Bulldogs Set New Weight Records at NASA Texas Regionals!

Create: 12/27/2013 - 13:05
The NASA Texas Regionals were held November 16th and 17th at the Park Inn at Radisson in Dallas, Texas. Over 150 competitors from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Indiana and Arkansas came to compete. Day 1 started with the light weight categories. Gossett Bree, TX took first place in the Equipped PL Women's HS category with a total coefficient of 6.1221 and 385 kg (848.77 lbs). Lexi Harris, TX also in the Women's HS category placed first with a total coefficient of 4.5629 and 440 kg (970.02 lbs). Strong placing from these high school competitors! Paige Fabela, TX placed first in the Equipped BP Int. and Open divisions with a total coefficient of 1.3034 and 80 kg (176.37 lbs)! In the Power Sport Individual Lift (Curl, BP and DL) category, Amanda Peterson, TX placed first in the DL Int. division with a total coefficient of 1.3803 and 90 kg (198.41 lbs)! In the Unequipped PL (Squat, BP and DL) and BP category the winner with the highest coefficient went to Brittani Shipman, TX with a total coefficient of 4.6258 and 350 kg (771.61 lbs). Brittani was in the Jr. Division. Elizabeth Seelbach, TX also placed first in the Int. division with a total coefficient of 4.6731 and 345 kg (760.59 lbs), Stephanie Washington, TX took first in the Novice, Open and Pure divisions with a total coefficient of 4.3175 and 225 kg (496.04 lbs) and Chandler Upchurch, TX placed first in the HS division with a total coefficient of 3.6950 and 262.50kg (578.71 lbs)! Chandler was also part of the Central high Bulldogs HS lifting Team! In the Unequipped Push Pull (BP and DL), Melinda Carter, TX placed first in the Pure division with a total coefficient of 2.8688 and 202.50 kg (446.43 lbs)! Chandler Upchurch, TX of the Central High Bulldogs HS lifting team placed first as well in the HS division with a total coefficient of 2.3578 and 167.50 kg (369.27 lbs)! In the Equipped Push Pull (BP and DL), Paige Fabela, TX placed first in the Int. and Open division with a total coefficient of 3.3401 and 205 kg (451.94 lbs)! The Men's Equipped PL (Squat, BP, DL) category had Dalton Benson, TX place first in the HS division with a total coefficient of 5.2083 and 470 kg (1036.16 lbs). Also placing first was Austin Pearcey, TX with a total coefficient of 6.3944 and 387.50 kg (854.28 lbs). Austin competed in the Pure division. Davis Jones, TX placed first in the Equipped BP Int. and Open division with a total coefficient of 2.5818 and 197.50 kg (435.41 lbs). Power Sports (Curl, BP and DL) had Fernando McDonald, TX taking first in the Teen division. Fernando had a total coefficient of 5.0054 and 312.50 kg (688.94 lbs). Shawn Kevela, TX placed first in the Pure division with a total coefficient of 4.8182 and 365 kg (804.68 lbs)! In the Unequipped PL and BP (squat BP and DL) category. Mitchell Deskis, TX placed first in the Jr. division with a total coefficient of 8.4726 (1383.39 lbs) and 627.50 kg. The Unequipped Push pull division had Jake Scott, OK placing first in the Jr. division with a total coefficient of 4.1301 (688.94 lbs) and 312.50 kg. Kevin Wish, TX placed first in the Jr. division with a total coefficient of 4.1172 (622.80 lbs) and 282.50. The Push-Pull Equipped category had Austin Pearcy, TX. Austin competing in the Jr. division with a total coefficient of 3.7954 (507.06 lbs) and 230 kgs, Impressive power shown on Day 1! Day 2 was equally as impressive with the heavier weight divisions coming on strong! In the Unequipped PL and BP (squat BP and DL) category Arron Gonzales, TX placed first in the Jr. and Pure division with a total coefficient of 8.1640 (1774.70 lbs) and 805 kg. Ray Ortiz, OK placed first in the Equipped BP category with a total coefficient of 2.6310 (501.55 lbs.) and 227.50 kg! In the Equipped Push-Pull category Garrett Chandler competed in the Pure and Teen divisions, finishing with a total coefficient of 5.9506 (1091.28 lbs) and 495 kg. Robert Kretlow, TX also finished first in the Jr. division with a total coefficient of 5.7311 (1135.37 lbs) and 515 kg! Chris Torres, TX placed first in the Unequipped PL Int. division with a total coefficient of 8.5507 (1581.80 lbs) and 717.50 kg. Blake Dunham, TX finished with a total coefficient of 8.3021 (1444.01 lbs) and 655 kg. Blake competed in the Teen division. Unequipped Push-Pull had Robert Kretlow of TX taking first in the Jr. Division with a total coefficient of 4.7574 (942.47 lbs) and 427.50 kg! Larry Marker of TX placed first in the Power Press category with a total coefficient of 5.3835 (925.93 lbs.) and 420 kg! Aaron Roberts of TX also placed first in the Novice category with a total coefficient of 2.6378 (479.50 lbs.) and 217.50 kgs. The Central High Bulldogs came to compete and returned with new records and trophies! The team had been practicing every day after school, and it was apparent with their success. Congratulations to Seth Ford, the team’s Powerlifting coach, and the lifters: Chandler Upchurch, Patrick Easley, Scott Hibdon, Lane Murray, Jarrod Henderson, Jackson Snelson and Hunter Ross! Special Thanks goes out to  Pat & John Frock, Fred Ashford, Diane Manno, Job Hou-seye, Jim & Rhianna Coates, Terry & Robbin Hedrick, Mr.& Mrs Don LaPlante, Joel and Sharla Parsons, George Wells, Terry Perkins, Eddie Koon, Tyson Meyers, Larry Marker, Chris Truoccolo and Richard Byars. Also Big thanks to Rich Peters, the A-Team Loaders and all the wonderful NASA family members that helped make this Meet a great weekend for everyone! For more NASA information please visit our website at www.NASA-Sports.com.

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