Rowen claims powerlifting title for Tigers in Salem

Contributed photo Huron’s Kenedee Rowen competes in the squat during the Salem Slammer High School Powerlifting Invitational on Jan. 14.

Huron’s Kenedee Rowen won the 132-pound title during the Salem Slammer High School Powerlifting Invitational, which was held Jan. 14.

Rowen had a winning total of 795 pounds, which was the highest total of any of the 84 female lifters at the event.

Using a squat of 300, a bench of 165 and a deadlift of 330, Rowen finished 235 pounds in front of Ella Swift of St. Mary’s, who was second in the 132-pound weight class.

Harlie Dixon of Sioux Falls Roosevelt was third at 510.

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