SUNDOWN - Powerlifters from Runnels County fared well at at the Region 1, Division 3 Texas High School Powerlifting Association's meet held in Sundown on Saturday, March 10.

SUNDOWN - Powerlifters from Runnels County fared well at at the Region 1, Division 3 Texas High School Powerlifting Association’s meet held in Sundown on Saturday, March 10.

Ballinger’s Divad Briones-Mata competed in the 275 weight class, placing third and lifting a total of 1,445 pounds with 615 pounds for the squat, 375 for bench and 455 pounds for a dead lift.

Teammate Adolph Medina, competed in the 198 weight class and lifted a total of 1,245 pounds with 470 pounds in the squat, 275 on the bench and 500 pounds for the dead lift.

Other Ballinger lifters who competed included Damian Willbourn, Luke Boggess, Ricardo Lopez and Jayden Hosteler.

In the 114 weight class, Miles’ Trey Wachsmann placed third in his weight class lifting a total of 780 pounds.

Miles’ Leroy Garcia, who competed in the 165 weight class, took fifth place lifting a total of 1,115 pounds.

Other Miles heavy lifters included Radek Spatz, Mark Johnson, Andrew Herpeche, Chris Llanas, Coleton Williams and Zack Cook.