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Lionettes Move on to State in Powerlifting

Emilio Flores
La Feria News

The Lionettes powerlifting team will be moving on to State Finals after competing in the regional competition held at the Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg. They placed 4th overall out of 24 teams in the region!

Next, they will be traveling to Corpus Christi for the March 18th State Competition, held at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.

Alyssa Ramirez, one of our Lionettes powerlifters, won the Regional Champion Title last week. Alyssa went on and broke the regional squat record twice, squatting 550lbs. And also broke the regional record on deadlift pulling 460lbs. Breaking the deadlift record three consecutive times! Finishing with a new regional record at 1,275 pounds. Alyssa Ramirez was awarded, the Outstanding Lifter Award, the Best Squat Award, and the Best Deadlift Award.

Alyssa Ramirez received Outstanding Lifter Award, Best Squat Award, Best Deadlift Award. Photos from La Feria ISD’s Facebook page.

Congratulations Alyssa, and all the girls for their hard work and dedication, showing great Lions Pride. And good luck to you all during spring break at the big State Competition!

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