On January 17, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville powerlifters competed at the Silsbee meet. On the boys’ team, Julian Arteaga placed 2nd in the 132 weight class, Airik Cast placed 3rd in the 132 weight class, Shawn McKay placed 1st in the 181 weight class by lifting a total 1,115 lbs., Colt Lebleu placed 1st in the 220 weight class by lifting a total 1,490 lbs., and Kollyn Brown placed 3rd in the Super Heavy weight class. 

The girls’ team also had a successful day. Cedeigh Walker placed 1st in the 114 weight class by lifting a total of 540 lbs., Sarah Bates placed 1st in the 181 weight class by lifting a total of 555 lbs., Anna Broussard placed 1st in the 198 class by lifting a total of 450 lbs. and Sydney McGraw placed second in the same weight class by lifting 435 lbs.   

Upcoming meets are January 31 at West Orange-Cove, February 7 at LCM, and February 14 at Orangefield. All meets are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. but are subject to change.

Girls Regional Meet is March 2 in Edna. Boys Regional is March 9 at G.C. Memorial in Baytown. March 15 is Girls State in Waco and March 23 is Boys State in Abilene.

Coaches for the Bear Iron are David Kendrick and Kim Levens.

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