Below is the press release for Andrew Plante being named the State Strength Athlete of the Year. Each year the State Strength Coaches Association names 3 Strength Athletes of the Year and this year Andrew achieved this distinguished honor as one of those athletes. Congratulations Andrew! We are proud of you!
ANDREW PLANTE, WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Strength coach and Head Coach is Rodney Summers. Andrew also won last year’s meet as a sophomore. He carried the ball 232 times and had ZERO fumbles. He rushed for 1,472 yards and 19 touchdowns. He only lost 16 yards rushing in 2014. Andrew had a 280 bench press and a 495 squat at last year’s meet. He has also done a 535 deadlift at Westwood. Andrew carries a 4.62 GPA and was a standout at the National Underclassmen Combine and SC Varsity Combine.
Link to Cola Daily article: Plante article