Yesterday the Girl's Wildkat Powerlifting Team competed at the Division 1, Region 4 Powerlifting Championship at Beaumont West Brook High School. This is the first time in 10 years that Willis has had more than 1 girl qualify for the regional competition.
In the girl's 220+ weight class Melanie McVay started the day in 9th place and finished in 7th with personal bests in squat (300 lbs) and dead lift (275 lbs).
In the girl's 148 weight class Skyler Thames retained her top qualifying spot to become the region 4, division 1 champion. Skyler also became the first girl in Wildkat Powerlifting history to win her weight class at the regional meet and the 1st to qualify for the girl's state powerlifting meet.
The girl's state powerlifting championship will be held on March 20th in Corpus Christi. Skyler will be competing against 5A girls in the state of Texas in her weight class.
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