Sisk, Galaviz earn medals in first competition of 2019

Sisk, Galaviz earn medals in first competition of 2019

Sarah Katherine Sisk and Sarai Galaviz medaled in Wylie last week, helping the women's powerlifting team to a successful debut in 2019.

Sisk and Galaviz each finished third in their respective weight classes at the Katie Hathaway Invitational, while two others finished sixth and the fifth women's competitor finished in the Top 10. The ladies finished eighth in the team standings.

Sisk competed in the 165-pound class, finishing with a total of 750 after successfully posting totals of 300 in squat, 145 in bench, and 305 in dead lift. In the 220-pound class, Galaviz posted a 360-pound total with lifts of 100 in bench, 100 in squat and 160 in dead lift.

Karina Martinez (123-pound class) finished sixth with a total lift of 435, while Jada Nwigwe was also sixth in the 165's with a total of 730 pounds. Lillia Farlow finished 10thin the 165's with a combined total of 630 pounds.

The ladies compete again Saturday at Sunnyvale, where the men's team will make its season debut.