Miles powerlifters qualify for state

Bill Hancock
Runnels County Register
The Miles Powerlifting Team: (L-R) Back row:  Colin Steward, Eli Sanchez, Caleb Seara, Emily Sklenarik, Alexa Schwertner, Anabel Villarruel, coach David Buitron.
Front: Athletic Director Jayson Wilhelm, Raddick Spatz, Whitney Halfmann, Hana Khoutek, , Jackie Meyers, Payton Branham.

The following are the results of the Region 2, Division 3 powerlifting, provided by coach David Buitron of Miles ISD.

The weight classes are listed, as well as the total weight lifted. Due to limited space, only Miles ISD results are provided.

Miles has 2 athletes who have qualified for the state powerlifting meet! Radek Spatz (123 class) and Joel Garcia (242 class)!

Overall, Miles placed 5th at the meet.

Weight Class 114: 9th place: Darian Graves, total lift 535 lbs.

Weight Class 123: 1st place: Radek Spatz, total lift 920 lbs.  4th place: Manuel Torres, total lift 705 lbs. 6th place: Tucker Halfmann, total lift 580 lbs.

Weight Class 132: 3rd place: Dylan Garza, total lift 830 lbs.

Weight Class 148: 10th place: Caleb Seara, total lift 840 lbs.

Weight Class 165: 9th place: Kolt Walz, total lift 920 lbs.

Weight Class 242: 2nd place: Joel Garcia, total lift 1210 lbs.

Weight Class 275: 6th place: Colin Steward, total lift 1270 lbs.

Overall team placement: 1st - San Saba: 2nd - Bosqueville: 3rd - Bruceville-Eddy: 4th - Coleman: 5th - Miles: 6th - Crawford: 7th - Hamilton: 8th - Axtell: 9th - Moody: 10th - Roscoe Collegiate.