Forney’s Joseph Rico dead lifts 370 pounds to win his 123 pound weight classification and earn a grip to the State Powerlifting Championships in Abilene later this month. This is Rico’s second trip to the State Meet in this same weight classification during his high school powerlifting career. Coach Harley Pier watches Rico to the right.

Rico wins regional men’s powerlifting title, advances to State Meet

On Saturday March 6, Forney High School senior Joseph Rico won the Region 3 Division 1 Power Lifting Championship in his 123 lb. weight class. So, he is now headed to Abilene and the State Power Lifting Meet for the 2nd time in his high school career. Notes: Rico also won the Regional Title and made it to State as a sophomore in 2013. To make it to the State Meet, a lifter must finish in the Top 2 of his weight class at the Regionaln Meet.


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