As the 2017 High School Powerlifting season is heating up nationwide, we have created our National Preseason Top 25 Rankings.

These rankings are based on 2016 results only.  A top 50 will be released next week to include the first three weeks of 2017 performance data.

We are glad to be back and look forward a wonderful 2017!

 

National Preseason Top 25 – Girls High School Powerlifting

(ACTUAL 2017 FINAL RANKINGS IN RED)

1. LeeAnn Hewitt – 220+ – Wellington HS, FL (3)
2. Taylor LaChapelle – 114 – Adams-Friendship HS, Adams, WI (1)
3. Jordanne Panton – 148 – Arrowhead HS, WI (2)
4. Lexi Harris – 220+ – Cleburne HS, TX (4)
5. Kaitlyn Pelitire – 114 – Jones HS, Beeville, TX (6)

6. Janet Becerril – 97 – Perryton HS, TX (8)
7. Miranda Chambers – 132 – Pennridge HS, PA (13)
8. Raegan Willis – 165 – Central HS, Baton Rouge, LA (14)
9. Martha Salaya – 123 – Weslaco HS, TX (5)
10. Emily Gardner – 123 – Westlake HS, TX (NR – Error)

11. Kloie Doublin – 165 – Franklin Community HS, IN (22)
12. Steph Lavoy – 105 – Necedah HS, WI (9)
13. Maddie Graham – 132 – Salado HS, TX (12)
14. Jennica Baldridge – 148 – Franklin Community HS, IN (25)
15. Jane Krueger – 123 – Winneconne HS, WI (15)

16. Andrea Ramirez – 148 – Rio Hondo HS, TX (11)
17. Danielle Bacon – 114 – Calhoun HS, Port Lavaca, TX (35)
18. Alyssa Kuss – 148 – Adams-Friendship HS, Adams, WI (NR-Error)
19. Azalia Jones – 132 – Tuloso-Midway HS, Corpus Christi, TX (109)
20. McKayla Cortez – 105 – Calhoun HS, Port Lavaca, TX (17)

21. Ciara Harmon – 114 – Itawamba HS, MS (33)
22. Cassie Kratt – 123 – Cudahy HS, WI (19)
23. Cassy Carlton – 132 – Lago Vista HS, TX (29)
24. Melissa Moralez – 220+ – Weslaco East HS, TX (50)
25. Kennedy Madison – 123 – Alexandria Senior High, LA (51)

 

17 of the preseason top 25 (68%) remained at end of year top 25.

Only 4 lifters in preseason top 25 dropped out (or error) of final top 50.

 

National Preseason Top 25 – Boys High School Powerlifting

1. Joseph Pena – 275+ – Holy Cross HS, San Antonio, TX (3)
2. Marc Garcia – 132 – Alice HS, TX (4)
3. Trai Chatman – 114 – Covington HS, LA (2)
4. Blaine Wilson – 198 – Karns City HS, PA (6)
5. Christian Dunn – 181 – West Monroe HS, LA (1)

6. Kole Metts – 132 – Coffee HS, GA (7)
7. Harrison Conner – 148 – Gaston Christian School, NC (8)
8. Terrance Phillips – 123 – Alexandria Senior High, LA (41)
9. Nate Garcia – 181 – Jourdanton HS, TX (NR)
10. Nick Cataldi – 275 – Pennridge HS, PA (14)

11. Hunter Hicks – 132 – Alexandria Senior High, LA (NR)
12. Andrew Le – 181 – Oakmont HS, Roseville, CA (23)
13. Jalyne Quinn – 148 – Oak Grove HS, Hattiesburg, MS (Early Grad.)
14. Jakob Gibbs – 148 – Northshore HS, LA (NR)
15. James English – 165 – Amesbury HS, MA (30)

16. Mike Barrajas – 123 – Hidalgo Early College, TX (55)
17. Logan Rogers – 198 – Covington HS, LA (20)
18. Devynn Armstead – Franklin HS, LA (NR)
19. Raymon Aranda – 132 – Seagraves HS, TX (64)
20. Hugo Salas – 148 – Lopez HS, Brownsville TX (114)

21. Seth Garcia – 198 – Edcouch Elsa HS, TX (NR)
22. Gavin Webster – 148 – The Woodlands HS, Conroe, TX (10)
23. Chayce Grevey – 165 – Victoria West HS, TX (NR)
24. Everado Araujo – 181 – Taylor HS, TX (NR)
25. Roy Pedraza – 181 – Weslaco East HS, TX (NR)

 

7 of the top 7 in the preseason top 25 stayed in the the top 7 at end of year.  Not bad!

The remaining…Only 4 of the lifters ranked 8-25 in preseason (22%) were in the final top 25 at end of year.  Not good.