Roberts and Vanderbilt head to State

Special to the Herald
Staff Writer

The Big Spring Lady Steers competed in the Regional Powerlifting Meet this past weekend in Monahans. The results are as follows:
Carlie Roberts – placed first in the 181 lb class
Janeigh Vanderbilt – placed third in the 148 lb class
Roberts set the new Regional Bench Press record for her weight class as she pressed 185 lbs. She also tied the Regional Deadlift record for her weight class as she pulled 385 lbs. In addition, Roberts also set the new Regional Total record for her weight class with a total of 920 lbs. She will be lifting in the State Powerlifting Meet in two weeks in Waco.
Vanderbilt came into Regionals ranked sixth in her weight division, and finished third. Vanderbilt is an alternate lifter for the State Meet in Waco.
“I am so proud of these two young ladies. The hard work they have put in this season really paid off,” said powerlifting coach Chris McWilliams.