On February 2, 2019, the Arizona High School Weightlifting State Championships took place at Central High School. It was the largest Olympic Weightlifting event in the history of Arizona. A record number of 17 schools and Weightlifting Clubs participated. Metro Tech Girls repeated as Team State Champions and the Boys shocked the state with a 2nd place finish!
Congratulations to Coach Mario Malaby and the teams!
Celina Ortega 81KG State Champion (AZ State Junior Lifter of the Year) and National Qualifier
Vivian Lara Olivas 40KG State Champion
Jocelyn Gonzalez 45KG State Champion
Desslie Valencia 86kg State Champion
Janneth Martinez 49KG 2nd Place
Samantha Rodriguez 86KG 2nd Place
Romina Quintero 45KG 2nd Place
Araceli Cabrera 68kg 2nd Place
Alan Ramirez 109KG State Champion
Kevin Sandoval Super Heavyweight 2nd Place
Juan Vazquez 89KG 2nd Place
Jeremy Cubbage 89kg 3rd overall
Full results: AZHSWA Results 2019-02-02 WOMEN | AZHSWA Results 2019-02-02 MEN