Mustangs win Lineman Challenge

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Sweetwater won first place in its division at a LineMAN Challenge competition held May 26 at Hardin-Simmons University’s Shelton Stadium in Abilene to qualify for state competition on June 23 at the same location. Also in Sweetwater’s division were Graham, Wylie, Snyder and the Abilene Cooper and Midland Lee junior varsity. Events at the Challenge included Bench Press, Tire Flip, Tire Throw, Sled Push, Farmers Walk, Dumbbell Stack, Power Drive (basically pushing a hay bale) and Obstacle Course. Sweetwater’s individual competitors at Hardin-Simmons were, pictured top row standing from left, Wyatt McCoy, Tayton Burnett, Logan King, Austin Harris, Angel Longoria, Marshall Mills; and bottom row kneeling, Ernesto Chavez, Max Rodriguez, Tony Padilla, Justin Castereno and Gavin Reyes.
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