Lexington High School Junior Harol Molina competed at the 2018 USA Powerlifting High School National Tournament in Appleton, Wisconsin this past weekend. Harol competed in the 83 kg RAW varsity weight class. All lifters at this meet had to win a qualifying meet earlier this year and Harol won a USA Powerlifting meet in December, which was a qualifier for this meet. There were 16 lifters in his weight class and they placed the top 5 at the meet.
Results were as follows:
— 1st Place – Harol Molina – Lexington High School – 565 kgs total weight lifted
— 2nd Place – Nicholas Grewe from Winneconne High School in Wisconsin – 540 kgs
— 3rd Place – Rick Wilson from Ionia High School in Michigan – 537.5 kgs
— 4th Place – Dalton Stike from Kennard Dale High School in Pennsylvania- 527.5 kgs
— 5th Place – Abdullah Alsulaimawi from Roosevelt, South Dakota – 527.5 kgs
Harol’s individual numbers converted from kilograms to pounds that he lifted are as follows:
Squat – 423.5 lbs
Bench Press – 308 lbs
Deadlift – 511.5 lbs.
Winners of this meet may be invited to be a part of the Worlds Powerlifting Team, but Molina will not find out about his status in this regard