Three Redskins Qualify for State Powerlifting Meet

By: JOHN CANNON

RGV Athletes.com

(WESLACO) – Not only did three members of the Donna High boys powerlifting team qualify for state, they also had personal record lifts in the process.

Tyler Salazar, Marcus Ysaguirre and Gus Silva all hit the necessary state qualifying totals in their respective weight classes on Saturday at the Region 5 Division 1 Boys Powerlifting Meet which was held at Weslaco East High School.

Salazar hit a PR total of 1015 which placed him sixth in the 123-pound weight class while Ysaguirre also placed sixth with a PR total of 1110 in the 132-pound division.

Silva came in ninth in the 242-pound weight class as he hit a PR total of 1500.

All three will now set their sights on Abilene as they will compete in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association State Championship on March 23rd through the 25th.