Elgin girls strong in regionals Posted in: Sports There is strength in numbers, and the Lady Wildcats proved it at the regional powerlifting meet over the weekend with seven lifters qualifying for state.With homecourt advantage, Elgin placed first in the regional meet with 52 points overall. Nya Kirk Jones took the top spot in the 259-pound weight class. She squatted 550 pounds, the top squat in the entire meet, along with a bench press of 325 pounds and deadlifted 415 pounds. Kirk Jones’ performance was the best of the entire field of competition with a total of 1,290 pounds. Elizabeth Nunez earned first place in the 114-pound division by lifting a total ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!