Trigg County Athletic Director Doug Gloyd (left) congratulates Montrell Humphries at the Wildcat Homecoming game Saturday night. Humphries broke the school record in the dead lift with a total of 655 pounds. (Monty Stagner photo)
Trigg County won the 15th Annual IronCat Classic Powerlifting Meet Saturday at Wildcat Gym, with Montrell Humphries setting a new school record in the dead lift.
Humphries had a dead lift of 655 pounds, which equaled the meet record set by Russellville's Johnny Bailey in 2000 and broke the nearly 20-year-old school record set by Stacey Thomas.
Humphries and Timmy McGee finished 1-2 in the dead lift as Trigg set a new mark in the team total with their top 11 lifters totaling 6,085 pounds.
McGee (310) and Humphries (305) finished 203 in the bench press behind Muhlenberg South's Colton Bowling (320 pounds).
In the squat, Henry Wharton was Trigg County's top lifter at 450 pounds. Bowing also won he squat with a lift of 500 pounds.
The IronCat hosted the clean lift for the first time, with Muhlenberg South's Derek Tyler winning with 275 pounds.
Trigg won the overall title with 15,900 pounds. Hopkins Central (14,525) was second, and Madisonville was third with 14,255 pounds. There were 10 schools represented, with Hopkinsville and Christian County not participating in the dead lift.