EA wins 2A, overall powerlifting championship Tuesday

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Escambia Academy won the AISA Class 2A and overall state powerlifting championship Feb. 22 at Pickens Academy.

The Cougars who placed in the top three of their weight divisions included:

  • 81 pounds – Cason Bryant, first place
  • 105 pounds – Caleb Jones, second place
  • 114 pounds – Ydarius McNeal, second place; and Danny Doerr, third place
  • 123 pounds – S.J. Riley, first place
  • 148 pounds – Ty McCants, second place
  • 158 pounds – Devin Kelly, third place
  • 175 pounds – Kevin Farrish, third place
  • 198 pounds – Bubba Nettles, second place
  • 205 pounds – Brady Howell, first place
  • 220 pounds – Hunter Smith
  • 232 pounds – Gabe Hooks, third place
  • 258 pounds – Kanye Hooks, first place
  • 275 poujnds – Rayvon Barnes, second place
  • MSHW – Chris Long, first place; and Tomorrion Knight, second place

Long won the men’s overall heavyweight championship.

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EA finished with 79 points, three points higher than second place finisher, Pickens.