The girls powerlifting team placed seventh out of 33 teams represented at the regional championships on Thursday at Prosper High School.
Continuing their season by advancing to the state meet in Waco on March 16 with the following results are:
Jane Onuoha, 1st place: Squat 330 (PR), Bench - 145 (PR), Dead lift - 355 (PR), Total - 830(PR)
Kennedy Martin, 3rd place: Squat - 340(PR), Bench - 165, Dead lift - 370 (PR), Total - 875
Sarah Katherine Sisk, 5th place: Squat - 305, Bench - 160, Dead lift - 335 (PR), Total - 800
Jane not only set four personal records but her 355-pound dead lift also broke the regional record for her weight class. Jane advances to state as the regional champion. Kennedy and Sarah Katherine advance to state by reaching the automatic state qualifying totals in their respective weight classes.
The boys powerlifting season came to a close on Saturday with three young men representing BL well at the regional meet.
Michael Parsons, 3rd place: Squat - 370, Bench - 235, Dead lift 405, Total - 1005
Presley Luce, 4th place: Squat - 415, Bench - 305, Dead lift - 505, Total 1205
Christian Cabra: Squat - 315, Bench - 185 (PR), Note: Christian had to withdraw during dead lift due to injury.