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Shaquille Kellyman (left) placed 7th in the 219-lb class and Avinash Jawahir placed 3rd at 169 pounds at the 2018 State Championship in Panama City

Jawahir 3rd, Kellyman 7th at State
4/7/2018 7:00:00 PM

Congratulations to Men's Weightlifting seniors Avinash Jawahir and Shaquille Kellyman on their school record-setting performances at the State Championship meet in Panama City! Jawahir placed third in the 169-lb weight class with a record-tying total of 605 pounds, which included a personal best bench press record of 310 pounds and tied his own school record with a 295-pound clean and jerk. Jawahir tied Brad Bindas' total weight record set back in 2012 and is DP's highest placer in program history since Jeremy Young and Cole Sidner both placed third in 2004. Shaquille Kellyman tied his own school record with a 400-pound bench press and added a personal-best 230-pound clean and jerk for a 630-pound total lift which earned him a seventh-place finish in the 219-pound weight class. Kellyman's total was just ten pounds shy of Jayson Taylor's 640-pound record set back in 2003 but his bench press makes him the first athlete in school history to eclipse the 400-pound mark in competition! As a team, DP placed 20th in the field of 44 teams, finishing behind only Timber Creek among Metro Conference schools. Congratulations to both lifters and to coach Rodney Wells on a tremendous season!

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3-1
Varsity
Date
Opponent
Time
Result
1/31
Edgewater (Home)
3:00PM
68-18 (W)
2/7
Windermere (Home)
3:00PM
64-26 (W)
2/21
Apopka (Home)
3:00PM
40-49 (L)
2/28
Evans (Home)
3:00PM
44-26 (W)
3/14
District (West Orange)
3:00PM
2nd- (W)
3/14
Metro (West Orange)
3:00PM
2nd- (W)
3/28
Regional (West Orange)
3:00PM
4th- (W)
4/7
State (Panama City)
10:00AM
20th- (W)


 
Schedule

Jawahir 3rd, Kellyman 7th at State - (4/7/2018 7:00:00 PM)
Kellyman, Avinash Regional Champs - (3/29/2018 2:49:00 PM)
Men's Weightlifting nets 4 champions - (3/14/2018 11:14:00 PM)
Kellyman breaks bench record again - (2/28/2018 9:49:00 PM)
Kellyman does it again - (2/7/2018 10:10:00 PM)

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