Multiple Teams · Tiger Football Wins Weightlifting Competition


Members of the AMHS Football Team competed in the Monroe Central High School Weightlifting Competition on Friday, April 19.  The Tigers defeated Monroe Central and Anderson Preperatory Academy to win the competition.  The Tigers were impressive in the parallel squat, with the top 5 squat totals belonging to Tigers.  Derick Jones and Jimmie Jones led the way with 455 pounds and 395 pounds respectively.  Evan Hodges posted a competition-best 235 pounds in the power clean.  Billy Backous won the “Big 3” award for having the highest total in the bench press, squat, and power clean combined.  Anthony Thomas and Isaac Walker had top-10 finishes in the competition, as well.