Jan. 27, 2011 - The Leonard High School boys powerlifting team also competed at the Anna meet on Jan. 14-15 and placed ninth out of 16 teams. The team had three who competed well and finished in the top of their weight class.
Junior Gavin Buckaloo lifted in the 275-pound weight class and finished in the silver position. Gavin lifted a total of 1125 pounds - 450 on squat, 275 on bench press and 400 on dead lift.
Sophomore teammate Jarrell Washington competed in the 148-pound weight class against 24 other lifters and brought home a bronze medal. He lifted 320 pounds on squat, 205 pounds on bench press and 330 pounds on dead lift for a total of 855. The second place winner outlifted him by five pounds.