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Girls Varsity Powerlifting · Joiner-Hargrove, Garcia advance to state powerlifting meet

KYLE – The Temple girls powerlifting team had two members qualify for the state powerlifting meet as they competed in the regional meet held at Lehman High School in Kyle on Saturday.

Senior Timmea Joiner-Hargrove advanced to the state meet by winning the 220 lb. division. Joiner-Hargrove advanced by lifting a total of 1025 lbs. in a combination of the squat, bench and dead lift. She also set a regional record in the dead lift for her weight division with a dead lift of 445 lbs.

Senior Erica Garcia advanced by taking second place in the 114 lb. weight class. Garcia had a total combine lift of 655 lbs.

The state meet is scheduled to be held in Corpus Christ on March 18-19, 2016.