The New Mexico Activities Association is holding its first state prep powerlifting meet Saturday in the Rio Rancho High School gymnasium.

There will be 96 boys and 79 girls competing in 12 weight classes for each gender from 17 high schools across the state.  There are three “events” for powerlifters – squat, bench and dead-lift – totaled to determine awards.

The doors open at 9 a.m. and the first lifts should start at 10. There is no charge for admission.

Here are the City of Vision entries, by weight division:


114 pounds: Jaida Prior (CHS).

123: Gabrielle Jones (CHS); Niquela Vallejos and Aubry Pino (RRHS).

132: Anna Dannenberg and Cady Boras (CHS); Reece Cave and Andrea Wong (RRHS).

148: Lilly Smothermon (CHS).

165: Raven Dickens (CHS).

181: Kyndall Altamirano (CHS); Taryn Cruz (RRHS).

198: Marisa Cerillo and Haylie Carreathers (RRHS).

220: Sophia Maurer (CHS); Ariah Dormier and Anna Faith Jensen (RRHS).


114 pounds: Brandon Jimenez (CHS).

123: Jackie Robinson (CHS).

132: Noah Lopez (RRHS).

148: Elijah Cervera (CHS); Isaiah Sanchez (RRHS).

165: Brandon West (CHS); Isaac Lopez (RRHS).

181: Javis Garcia (CHS); Lucas Lucero and Ethan Chevalier (RRHS).

198: Josh Perry (CHS); Javas Maria (RRHS).

220: Chucka Tutman (CHS); Alejandro Baca and Jaylen Pagiuo (RRHS).

242: Ben Linfoot (CHS); Fabiano Valdez (RRHS).

275: Steven Carpenter (CHS); Ronald Thomas (RRHS).

308: Jase Smith and Aiden Foutz (RRHS).

Super Hwt.: Charles Sanchez (CHS).