Boys Varsity Powerlifting · Roberts leads Temple Boys to 2nd Place in Temple Invitational


The Temple boys powerlifting team had a strong finish to their 2018 regular season as they took 2nd Place in the Temple Invitational held at Wildcat Gym on Thursday night.

The boys were able to see four athletes walk away with gold medals and three claim silver medals in the weight classes. Dwight Roberts was awarded the Top Lifter Award for the Invitational as he currently is ranked #1 in his regional weight class.

The Wildcats currently have 4 athletes ranked in the Top 5 of their weight classes for Region II. They are Dwight Roberts (1st in 148 lb. and 5th in 165 lb.), Kyleland Sauls (2nd in 165 lbs.), Avery Rodriguez (4th in 123 lb.), Phillip Haskins 4th in SHW)

Here are some of the individual results from Thursday’s meet.

Dwight Roberts 1st Place in 148 class (1240 lbs)
Kyeland Sauls 1st Place in 165 class (1240 lbs.)
Avery Rodriguez 1st Place in 123 class (915 lbs.)
Cedric Carter 1st Place in 
Kobe Bankston 4th Place in 198 class (1125 lbs.)
Sammy Rodriguez 2nd Place in 242 class (1375 lbs.)
Russell Hogue 2nd Place in 275 class (1320 lbs.)
TJ Franklin 4th Place in 275 class (1174 lbs.)
Philip Haskins 2nd Place in SHW class (1515 lbs.)

Click here for the complete results from the meet.