Mexia girl’s powerlifting team brings home gold

Mexia News Staff Report

The Mexia girls powerlifting team brought home the gold after finishing first at the Rusk Invitational last weekend.
Glenda Hernandez, Keila Molina and Judy Gonzalez all scored first place finishes in their respective classes and both Ashton Langley and Iris Valenzuela brought home second place medals in each of their classes.
Hernandez, competing in the 105 weight class and ranked No. 3 in Class 4A Reg. II, finished the day with a total of 595 lbs. lifted. Molina - ranked No. 2 in Class 4A Reg. II - bounced back after her rough outing the week before, finishing with a total of 825 lbs. lifted in the 165 weight class and Gonzalez – ranked No. 1 in Class 4A Reg. II, in the 220 weight class, racked up a total of 810 lbs. lifted.

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