Lady lifters advance to state

Dublin will send both of their Lady Lion Regional powerlifters to the state meet on March 18 at the Extraco Event Center in Waco. 

Martha Riojas (right) and Morgan Kent (left) both advanced from the Regional meet after exceptional performances on Saturday. 

Riojas placed second in her class with a total of 1,005 pounds. She squatted 430, benched 225 and dead lifted 350. 

Kent qualified in her class by lifting an 800-pound qualifying total. She lifted her way to third place in her class with a personal record 340 squat, 180 bench and 280 dead lift. 

The boys who qualified for Region, Bryen Healey, Ethan Price, Bryce Leatherwood, Cesar Galvan and Jared Ricks, will compete on Saturday at West High School for their chance to attend the state meet, as well. 

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