Timberlake High School powerlifting team wins at multiple competitions

The Timberlake powerlifting team began their season on February 17.

It was the Oklahoma Eightman Football State meet held in Snyder Oklahoma. The team took three lifters there Jamathan Pippin, Carter Sands and Connor Griffin. Pippen competed in the 168 pound weight class and placed first with a squat of 370, a bench of 255, and a deadlift of 460. His winning total combined for 1085 pounds.

Sands placed second in the 181 pound class but tied for first with a squat of 405, a bench of 270, and a deadlift of 515. His overall total combined for 1190 but due to his body weight being .2 pounds heavier than the other competitor, he was placed second.

Griffin placed seventh in the 275 pound weight class with a squat of 305, a bench of 135, and a deadlift of 365. His combined total was 805.

The team then competed in the OFBCA Northwest Regional on March 5 held in Woodward. The team competed against classes C-2A and took four lifters:   Pippin, Sands, Dylan Schlup, and Griffin.

Pippin competed in the 168 pound weight class and placed first with a squat of 390, a bench of 255, and a deadlift of 480. His winning total combined for 1125 pounds.

Schlup also competed in the 168 pound weight class and placed fifth overall with a squat of 260, a bench of 185, and a deadlift of 390 for a total of 835.

Sands placed first in the 181 pound class with a squat of 415, a bench of 290, and a deadlift of 515. His overall total combined for 1220.

Griffin placed eighth in the 275 pound weight class with a squat of 295, a bench of 175, and a deadlift of 355. His combined total was 825.

With a top five placing, Sands, Pippin and Schlup qualified for state.

The OFBCA State powerlifting meet on March 14 was held in El Reno. Timberlake had two lifters compete, Pippin and Sands.

Pippin finished as the 168 pound state runner-up with a squat of 370, a bench of 255, and a deadlift of 500. His overall total was 1125 pounds.

Sands finished as the 181 pound state champion with a squat of 420, a bench of 305, and a deadlift of 555. His overall total was 1280.

Both boys also accumulated enough points together to take the OFBCA Class C State Powerlifting Team Championship. Beaver finished state runner up.

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