Cece Martinez, Nayeli Saldana advance to State; THSWPA 4A Championships March 18

Devine Arabian powerlifters Cece Martinez and Nayeli Saldana qualified for the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Championships with their performance at Regional in Bert Ogden Arena. Class 4A lifts Friday, March 18 in Corpus Christi.
Martinez placed fifth in the 181lb division with a 340lb squat, a 165lb bench press, and a 335 deadlift to total 860 pounds.
Saldana was sixth place in the 114lb division. She squatted 290lb, benched 140lb, and deadlift 265lb to total 695lb.
Congratulations to not only Martinez and Saldana but to the rest of the Arabian powerlifting team on a terrific season!
Arabians (Class-Place-Lifter-Squat-Bench-Deadlift-Total)
14lb-6th-Nayeli Saldana-290-140-265-696, 123lb-10th-Viviana Torres-260-135-310-705, 123lb-14th-Jordan Erxleben-265-140-240-645, 123lb-15th-Kate Featherly-240-145-245-630, 132lb-15th-Samantha Vera-270-130-265-665, 132lb-BO-Cassandra Elias-290-140-0-0-NT, 165lb-Katalina Pasillas-DQ, 181lb-5th-Cece Martinez-340-165-335-860, 220lb-14th-Kylie Rodriguez-305-135-275-715, 220lb-BO-Alanna Monreal-285-105-0-0-NT.
By Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer

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