Friday, March 16 marked Kaytlyn Bales’ fourth trip to the State Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi. After hard work and dedication, Kaytlyn medaled 4th place in the competition. This was Kaytlyn’s fourth medal in four years.
On March 2, 2012 Tara Wallis (freshman) and Kaytlyn Bales (senior) competed in the Region 11 Powerlifting meet in Canton. Both ladies beat their personal records and represented Italy High School with pride with each of them placing in their weight division and one advancing to the State competition this coming week in Corpus Christi.
Italy Powerlifting Team competes in Blooming Grove, Kaytlyn Bales achieves personal best to earn 1st place in her weight class.
Italy Lady Gladiator Kaytlyn Bales, a junior, earned 4th Place at the regional girls powerlifting meet held in Forney and will be returning to the AA State Powerlifting Meet where she finished in 3rd Place last season at the 1A level and in 5th Place back in 2009.
The 2011 Italy Powerlifting Team is powered by pride and guided by IHS Athletic Director Craig Bales and coaches Jeff & Heather Richters. Team members have competed in three meets thus far, in Forney, Rice and Blooming Grove, and have continued to surpass previous bests one lift at a time.
Not only did Kaytlyn Bales represent Italy at the state powerlifting meet in Corpus Christi, she did it atop the championship podium with a 3rd place finish in her class at the 1A Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s State meet.
Congratulations to Italy High School Powerlifter Kaytlyn Bales who, for the second year in a row, has qualified to compete at the girl’s state powerlifting meet in Corpus Christi during spring break.
Four members of the IHS Power Lifting Team traveled to Rice on Saturday, January 16 to compete in their first meet of the season. Kaytlyn Bales, Chase Hamilton, Adrian Reed and Omar Estrada represented Italy during the competition.
On Monday, June 8, 2009, the Ellis County Commissioners court held a short meeting and recognized the Italy Gladiators Softball, Baseball, Track and Powerlifting teams. The students were invited by Commissioner Heath Sims.
Kaytlyn Bales and Sa’Kendra Norwood represented the IHS Powerlifting Team in the State meet held at Corpus Christi, March 20-21. Although, the events didn’t unfold as they had anticipated, these Lady Gladiators gained valuable experience for next season and returned with some hardware as well.
Members of the IHS Powerlifting Team, Lady Gladiators Kaytlyn Bales and Sa’Kendra Norwood, are carrying the load for Italy all the way to the State Powerlifting Meet, March 20th and 21st.
Italy’s Powerlifting Team competed in Riesel this past weekend. Three different Italy Powerlifters medaled: Kaytlyn Bales, Sa’Kendra Norwood and Curtis Cole.
On Saturday the 31st of January, IHS’s Powerlifting Team competed in the Rice Invitational. Team members are Freshmen Kaytlyn Bales, Omar Estrada, and Sa’Kendra Norwood, Sophomores Jacob Lopez and Marisela Perez, Juniors Zach Hernandez and Ivan Roldan, and Senior Curtis Cole.