Gatesville's Savannah Ford set a regional record Saturday in Del Valle on the way to earning her third straight trip to the state powerlifting meet.
Ford earned the silver medal in the 259-pound division, aided by a record 380-pound deadlift. She also squatted 380 and bench pressed 225 for a three-lift total of 985 pounds.
Two other Hornet lifters also finished second and qualified for the state meet.
Kylie Rystad was the silver medalist in the 114-pound division with a total of 630 pounds (250 squat, 130 bench, 250 deadlift). Alayna Washington placed second in the 123 division. Her three-lift total was 710: 265 squat, 145 bench, 300 deadlift.
As a team, the Hornets finished eighth in the 26-team field.
The Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association state meet is set for March 15 in Waco.
AUSTIN AKINS 7, BELTON 4: The Tigers dropped their finale at the Austin ISD Tournament.
Preston Rozner was 2 for 4 with a double and scored twice. Ben Jones and Jonathan Montgomery each went 1 for 3 with an RBI.
Belton returns to District 12-6A play Tuesday at Killeen High.
- Belton 6, Ennis 2
- Bosqueville 7, Gatesville 3
- Copperas Cove def. Caddo Mills, forfeit
- Copperas Cove 9, Lampasas 6
- Gatesville 6, Waco Reicher 5
- Gatesville vs. Waco University JV, canceled
- Rockdale 22, Ellison 5
Austin ISD Tournament
- Austin Akins 7, Belton 4
- Austin Vandegrift 7, Copperas Cove 6
- Clifton 8, Gatesville 5
- Madisonville 6, Gatesville 1
- Ellison 13, Troy 7
- Harker Heights 6, Jarrell 1
- Saginaw Boswell 20, Ellison 5
- Saginaw Boswell 13, Shoemaker 3
- Waco University 11, Killeen 5
Salado 4, Palmer 2