On Saturday, March 9, the La Marque boys powerlifting team competed at the Region IV, Division 2 Powerlifting Meet, and had another successful powerlifting season.

La Marque had eight lifters qualify for regionals. Mailk Holmes is a regional champion and state qualifier in the 220-pound weight class, Russell Pickney placed third in the 165-pound weight class, while Christian Middleton also had a third-place finish in the 198-pound weight class, and Keenan Gatson had a fourth place finish in the 114-pound weight class.

Overall, the Cougars finished fourth place as a team. The state competition will be held Saturday, March 23 in Abilene.

James LaCombe: 409-683-5242, james.lacombe@galvnews.com or on Twitter @JamesAtGalvNews

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