State Weightlifting Champs!
The Metro Tech Weightlifting Team competed in the Arizona State High School Championships, February 3 at Queen Creek High School and came home with five state champions and the girls state team title.
Celina Ortega was named Arizona Sophomore Lifter of the Year and won the 75 kilogram weight class. Yuliana Lopez was named the State of Arizona Senior lifter of the year and won the 69 kg. weight class and set two state weightlifting records. Araceli Cabera won the 63 kg. weight class. Lesly Martinez won the 58 kg. weight classes. Carlos Ortega won the Boys 105 kg. weight class. Carmen Zamora Cruz took 2nd in the 48 kg. weight class and Johana Vargas was 3rd in 53 kg. weight class.
The team is coached by Mario Malaby.