Lady Cats take runner-up trophy at state powerlifting championships

Published 5:09 pm Saturday, March 20, 2021

The Leesville Lady Cats claimed the Class 4A state runner-up trophy on Friday at the LHSAA championships.

MONROE – Sparked by an individual state championship and two runners-up, the Leesville Lady Cats brought home the runners-up trophy from the annual Louisiana High School Athletic Association's state powerlifting championships at Fant Ewing Coliseum on the campus of the University of Louisiana-Monroe on Friday.

Rylei Taylor captured her first individual state title on Friday by winning the Class 4A championsip in the 220-pound class with a total lift of 710 pounds.

Rebecca Fournier and Chloe Robinson were each state runners-up in their Class. Fournier lifted 415 pounds to claim second in the 97-pound class, while Robinson lifted 815 pounds for second in the 181-pound division.

Kaylee Robinson was third in the 198 class, while Celine Chavez was fourth in the 114-pound division.

Elizabeth Haymon, Breana Welch and Kaitlyn Stennett were each fifth in their respective classes, while Genevieve Shelton and Allie Wittenhagen were sixth and seventh in their divisions.

This article originally appeared on Leesville Daily Leader: Lady Cats take runner-up trophy at state powerlifting championships