Two Tigers qualify for state powerlifting meet

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Dripping Springs High juniors Miracle Gray (left) and Jenni Venegas qualified for the girls state powerlifting competition after a strong showing at the regional meet on Mar. 2 at Del Valle High. Venegas finished third and Gray was fourth, both in the 105-pound weight class. Venegas squatted 255 pounds, bench pressed 130 pounds, and dead-lifted 240 pounds for a total of 625 pounds.  Gray squatted 260 pounds, bench pressed 120 pounds, and dead-lifted 245 pounds for a total of 625 pounds. Both lifters qualified for the state meet by reaching the automatic-qualifying mark for their weight class. DSHS’s Saidee Hernandez and Rain Lozano also qualified to compete at the regional meet; they finished in 11th and 10th place respectively in their weight classes.The girls state powerlifting meet will be held March 15-16 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. Five DSHS boys powerlifters will competed at the Region II, Div. I meet in Burleson March 9.

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