EA wins state powerlifting championship

Published 11:54 am Friday, February 12, 2016

Escambia Academy won the AISA Class 3A State Powerlifting Championship Thursday at Pickens Academy.

In addition to winning the state title, the Cougars broke numerous state records.

EA’s Kris Brown broke the state dead lift record with 555 pounds; and the bench record with a lift of 520 pounds.

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Chase Bell tied a state record by lifting 255 pounds in the dead lift.

Trae Lee also broke the previous dead lift record of 550 pounds by lifting 555 pounds. He also broke the squat record of 540 pounds by lifting 545.

Each lifter competed in individual weight classes. The full results are below:

• 81 weight class

Josh Spruill, second place

Parker Robinson third place

• 98 weight class

Chase Bell, first place

• 123 weight class

Brandon Gulsby, first place

• 140 weight class

Fred Flavors, second place

• 158 weight class

Kainoa Gumapac, first place

• 165 weight class

Patrick McGhee, fourth place

Bradley Campbell, third place

• 175 weight class

Kris Brown, first place

• 232 weight class

Geo Little, fourth place

• 242 weight class

Cameron Armentor, fourth place

Trae Lee, first place

• 258 weight class

H.T. Fountain, second place


Best Bench, Kris Brown

Best Dead Lift, Kris Brown

Best Male Lifter, Trae Lee