The 4th Annual Area 1 Special Olympics Power-lifting Competition

  There was a lot of muscle at Mission High School Eagle Gym including all the volunteers who help run the tournament.   The Tournament was very well organize and it was a huge success!  A very special thank you to the following individuals who made this event possible: Mission High School Power-lifting Coaches, Christopher Castillo , Eric Mannheimer, and Power-lifting Student Team; Principal, Edilberto Flores; Director of Athletics, Leticia Ibarra; Koy Detmer, MHS Athletic Coordinator; Coach Edna Clemons, MHS Athletic Trainers; Coach Everett Castellano, MHS 18 + staff;  Deanna Vallejo, TAFE Club,  Harold Guthrie, Sound System, MHS Maintenance Dept, UTRGV Kinesiology Dept ; Area 1 Special Olympics Staff and Mission CISD Special Olympics Coaches
Thank you for all your hard work!
Mission CISD had 9 athletes participating in the tournament and 4 athletes placed in the following categories:
Mission High School Athletes:  (Joey Bravo, Armando Sanchez, Adrian Rodriguez and      Frankie Villanueva
Joey Bravo , 3rd Place - Lightweight Division Combo (bench press, deadlift, squat)
Armando Sanchez, 3rd Place – Heavy Weight Division Combo (bench press, deadlift, & squat)

Veteran’s Memorial High School (Hayleen Pena, Ethan Linares, Nicolas Juarez, Jesus F. Torres, and Hector Sanchez)
Hayleen Pena, 1st Place – Heavy Weight Division Combo (bench press, deadlift, squat)
Ethan Linares, 2nd Place – Light Weight Division Combo (bench press, deadlift, squat)

Congratulations Athletes!
Again thank you!!
Mission CISD Special Olympics Coaches
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