While Naquin is continuing his powerlifting prowess at the University of Louisiana, younger sister Kelly is making her own mark at Ellender.

The 16-year-old, along with fellow sophomore and best friend Margaret Triche, 15, are the cornerstones of the girls' team.

As a freshman, Kelly Naquin placed third overall in the 2008 state meet and first overall in the regionals' 97-pound weight class.

She set the regional record in the squat and plans to sweep away all marks when Ellender hosts the South Regional powerlifting meet on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.

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