Two Laredo Powerlifters Come Home State Champs

Jonathon Pena and Rudy Flores are the state powerlifting champions.

United South is the school of two state powerlifting champions.

Jonathon Pena is the state champion in the 148 lb weight class. Pena squatted 520 pounds, benched 315 pounds and deadlifted 500 pounds for a total of 1,335 lbs.

Teammate Rudy Flores broke three state records and is the champion in the super heavyweight weight class. He broke the squat record, bench record, and total lifted record. Flores squatted 840 lbs, benched 530 pounds and deadlifted 665 pounds. His total weight was 2,035 lbs.