Sweetwater’s Dana Hohn and Roscoe’s Ashley Lara competed in state powerlifting meets in Corpus Christi held this past weekend.
Hohn, competing in the Class 3A meet. was 11th in the 165-pound class after lifting 780 pounds. Her total included a 310-pound squat, 135-pound bench press and 335-pound dead lift. Hohn was making her first appearance at the state tournament after a second-place regional finish at Fort Stockton on March 1.
Lara, who competed for Sweetwater in the 3A state meet last year in the 198-pound division and placed 14th, competed at the 1A state meet in Corpus Christi this year.
She was sixth in the 198-pound division after lifting a total of 700 pounds this past Friday. Her total included a 310-pound squat, a 130-pound bench press and a 260-pound dead lift. Lara qualified by having the second-best Class 1A finish in her weight division at the Region I, Division III girls meet that was held in Mertzon (Irion County).