Hard work is paying off for Pelahatchie High School senior, Carlos Felix. After only five weeks of training, Felix competed in the 7th Annual Mississippi State Weightlifting Championship. The event consisted of the snatch and clean and jerk. He snatched 75 kg (165 pounds) and clean and jerked 110 kg (243 pounds) for a total of 185 kg (407 pounds).
Carlos took first in his age and weight category.