Parkway’s Matt Harper wins state powerlifting title

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

Parkway senior Matt Harper won the Super Heavyweight division in the Division I state power lifting championships Saturday at West Monroe High School.

Harper set a state record with 1,805 total pounds in the squat, dead lift and bench press.

Harper was an All-Parish defensive lineman on the Panthers’ Class 5A state runner-up team last season.