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With 14 podium finishes, including five champions, Women's Weightlifting captures their third District Championship in four years (2019).

Women's Weightlifting dominates District
1/16/2019 11:45:00 PM

With 14 place-winners, including five individual champions, Women's Weightlifting rolled to their third District Championship in four years last night at West Orange HS. DP shattered five individual records and tied six more with arguably the most dominating performance in recent memory as they outscored second place Apopka, 83-32, with East Ridge and Ocoee tied for third with 20 points each.

Junior Jada St. Cyr obliterated three of her own school records, winning the 154-pound title with a 180-pound bench press, a 165-pound clean and jerk, for a 345-pound total which eclipsed her previous mark by 20 pounds. Senior Naomi Alezi won the 199-pound class with a record bench of 170 pounds, a 155-pound clean, and 325-pound total, besting her previous bench record by five pounds. Sophomore Grace Fay won the 110-pound title with a total lift of 230 pounds, sophomore Zamora St. Cyr earned the championship medal at 129 pounds with a total lift of 290 pounds while in the unlimited weight class, senior Amani Guzman brought home her second District Championship with a total lift of 375 pounds and junior Tyliah Smith was the runner-up at 370 pounds. Junior Jessica Corredor earned a silver medal for finishing second in the 101-pound class with a 205-pound total, as was sophomore Gabriela Serpa at 110 pounds (200 total), sophomore Ni'Kira Smith at 139 (235 total) and senior Angelle Domingue at 169 (record-tying 315 total, including a record 160-pound bench). Senior Destinee Alford was the District runner-up at 183 pounds, tying three records for bench press (150, Breyona Bolden, 2009), clean and jerk (150, Bolden, 2009; Marisa Gaynor, 2010), and total lift (300, Bolden, 2009).

DP also had three bronze medalists in senior Megan Rush at 119 pounds with a 230-pound total, senior Carla Woolley at 129 with a 235-pound total and senior Terriah Scott at 199 with a total lift of 275 pounds. DP will look to secure its third Regional Championship Saturday, January 26th, in Lakeland.

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