By Austin Farmer
JHS Campus Editor
MAUD – Bulldog Junior Malik “Smiley” Brasher has qualified for the regional powerlifting tournament. While it is Malik’s first year competing in powerlifting, he is ranked #7 in the region in the 132-pound weight class and has a personal record of 905 pounds.
When asked how he handles butterflies before lifting, Brasher responded with, “It makes me lift harder because I just have to face it.” Besides powerlifting, Malik is a 3-year varsity football player and 3-year varsity track runner, will be attending Texas Boys State and likes to hang out with friends and shop.
Brasher will be competing at the regional meet on March 6 in Malakoff.
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