Teague senior Ryan Mitchell powered his way to a state championship at the Texas High School Powerlifting Championships Saturday.

Mitchell won the 275-pound weight class in Division II by 55 pounds over the nearest challenger, Javier Henderson of Mathis. Mitchell racked up a total of 1,800 pounds, lifting 750 in the squat, 450 in the bench press and 575 in the dead lift.

West’s Fausto Rodriguez claimed a bronze medal in the 123-pound division.

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