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Girls Varsity Powerlifting · Two Earn Medals at State Meet

It was a big weekend for the Lady Tiger Powerlifting Meet as seven girls competed at the state meet in Corpus Christi.  The girls competed in 7 of the 10 different weight classes,  With several first year lifters, and with only 1 senior in the group, the team shows great potential for the next several years.

Top 5 lifters in each weight class medal at the state meet.  Sophmore Arianna Garcia finished in 5th place in her weight class with a total weight of 615 lbs.  Arianna set personal bests in two of the three lifts.  Junior Dana Young also finished in 5th place with a total weight of 795 lbs.  Dana tied season best lifts in all of her lifts, showing her consistency in a big meet.

All 7 Belton lifters finished in the top 10, with first year lifter Julianna Rodriguez improving her total weight to 825 lbs., improving by over 35 lbs.  Others who competed at the meet include Maria Martinez, Destinee Batista, Maggie Dolan and Sydney Andrews.  Overall, it was a very successful meet, with the Lady Tigers, once again, representing their school well.