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Alexander Qualifies for Return to State

phighlogo1Paris senior Bri Alexander punched a return ticket to the State Division 2 Powerlifting Championships in Corpus Christi, March 15, by finishing second at the Region 3 meet in Crandall Saturday.

Alexander posted a total of 720 pounds on the three lifting platforms to finish 25 pounds behind Palestine’s Mallorie Sander in the 123-pound weight class.  Alexander, currently ranked 10th in state, finished fifth at last year’s state meet.

Overall, the Paris girls team finished 9th in team standings.  Senior Ka’Terionna Gary was third in the 114s, while sophomore Kay’D Lamar finished fifth in 181s to give Paris a total of 9 points at regionals.

Paris results (Squat-Bench press-Deadlift–Total):

  • 114:  3. Ka’Terionna Gary 250-105-240–595
  • 123: 2. Bri Alexander 290-150-280–720; 8. Tiffine Haan 260-130-210–600
  • 148: 11. Deja Sikes 210-130-240–580
  • 181: 5. Kay’D Lamar 285-145-245–675
  • Team Totals: 1. Canton 36; 2. Bullard 25; 3. Emory Rains 21; 4. Palestine 14; 5. Mabank 13; 6. Tyler Chapel Hill 12; 7. Wills Point 12; 8. Crandall 12; 9. Paris 9; 10. Quinlan Ford 8
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