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Rodrigues brothers fare well at weightlifting contest

June 3, 2008
The Maui News
The Queen Emma Athletic Club’s Clean and Jerk Contest was held on Saturday at Good Shepherd Church in Wailuku.

Brandon Rodrigues, 16, competing at 207 pounds in the 16-17 division, lifted 259 pounds, the best total of the event.

Austin Rodrigues, 14, competing at 207, lifted a personal-record weight of 214 pounds, the best lift in the 14-15 division.

Brandon Pacheco, a 231-pounder, had the second-best lift in the 16-17 division, 236 pounds, and 207-pounder Ethan Cabatingan lifted 209. In the 14-15 division, 152-pounder Ken Kanemitsu had a top lift of 209, 169-pounder Alika Aheong lifted 187, 207-pounder William Thompson lifted 176 and 152-pounder Anthony Romero lifted 159.

Hope Morikawa, competing in the 13-14 girls 138 division, lifted 104.5 pounds.

In the under-13 division, 152-pounder Brandon Thompson and 112-pounder Jordan Romero each had lifts of 126.

Article Photos

Brothers Austin Rodrigues (left), 14, and Brandon Rodrigues, 16, pose after competing in the Queen Emma Athletic Club’s Clean and Jerk Contest on Saturday at Good Shepherd Church in Wailuku.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

 
 

 

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