Powerlifters qualify for regionals

NAVASOTA—The Rockdale powerlifting team competed in Navasota this past weekend, where school records fell and all five Tiger lifters qualified for the regional meet.

Nick Gonzales and Dalton Kurz placed first in their weight class.

Kurz (165-lb class) set two new school records with 485 lbs on the deadlift and a total weight of 1,200 lbs.

Gonzales (181- lb) had a combined total of 1,200 lbs.

Nick Young placed seventh in the 123-lb weight class and finshed with a total of 730.

Andrew Jenkins finished in eighth place in the 198-lb category and had a combined total of 1275 lbs.

Jamie Czajkowski did not finish the meet, but he set two of his previous school records on the squat with 615 lbs. and benched 430 lbs.

All five lifters have qualified for the regional meet on March 9 in West.


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