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Angel Caballero of Sweet-water placed 10th in the 275-pound weight class at the Region I, Division 2 Class 3A boys powerlifting meet Friday in Sundown.
Caballero lifted a total of 1,070 pounds. He was one of 14 boys from Sweetwater at the regional meet, but his accomplishment was not included in a story that ran in Mondayâ€™s paper.
Sweetwaterâ€™s other boys regional powerlifters were Jay Lomas in the 123-pound class; Bray Amos and John-athan Browning in the 132-pound class; Donald Baker and Austin Marlett in the 148-pound class; Ryan Linebaugh in the 165-pound class; Sam Nemir in the 181-pound class; Alex Garcia, Anthony Palacios and Kyle Lambert in the 198-pound class; Kendall Rea in the 220-pound class; Mateo Gonzales in the 242-pound class; and Chase Saunders in the 275-pound class.
Linebaugh and Nemir were regional champions and Gonzales was second in his class. All three advance to the state meet March 24 in Abilene. Sweetwaterâ€™s Loni Mendez, Joslyn Rosas, Cari Aguilar and Lexie Perez will be competing at the girlsâ€™ state meet in Corpus Christi this Saturday.