The ZHS powerenhanceing group launched a youthful group to the East Regional boys qualifying event on Feb. 19 at Denham Springs Extremeschool and The women facet on Feb. 26 at Holden Extremeschool.
Final yr’s state champion as A tenth grader, Jaydan Jackson led The sector with ancompletely different victory whereas a quantity of new enhanceers acquired their first Sort of rivals.
Head powerenhanceing coach Jason Davis said the newcomers “did An excellent job of competing and creating new private data and We will Look forward to these enhanceers persevering with to develop and problem for state championship qualifying marks subsequent season.
Jackson’s junior yr pertypeance was spectacular as she set the composite doc Inside the deadenhance for the 165-pound weight class with a enhance of 435 kilos biggesting a doc that stood for 8 yrs. Confacetring that she solely weighs 150 kilos, deadenhanceing virtually 3 events her physique weight is an unimaginable feat. She additionally had a squat of 380 kilos and a bench press of 215 kilos. Based mostly on her complete and doc-breaking deadenhance she was named the Outstanding Lifter for the meet.
Confacetr that her 1,030-pound complete On the East Regional qualifying event would have made her The very biggest qualifier in All of the load packages under her, at her weight class (165), and two weight packages above her (181 kilos and 198 kilos). Only two completely different enhanceers (one at 220 and one superheavyweight) had A greater qualifying out of The complete area headed to the state championship.
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Jackson will go for her second consecutive state title on March 25 at ULM. In the 2021 state meet, she had a composite complete of 1,005 kilos. On her 2022 state meet prospects coach Davis said “We’re eagerly anticipating Jaydan having An excellent state meet with An alternative To reinforce on her deadenhance doc.”
Jackson is Nophysique-hit marvel Neither is she a one sport specialist. She gained the shot put (42.25 ft) On the Division I Indoor Monitor and Field Championship the week earlier than the East Powerenhanceing Regional qualifying event on Feb 19. Although COVID-19 prevented her from worthwhile a state indoor championship as a sophomore As a Outcome of of meet cancellation, she was In a place To finish second By way of the outdoors season. She placeed third at indoor state rivals Inside the shot put as a freshman.
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