The Trojan boys finished sixth overall in the big event at the Warriors gym. Gregory-Portland won the boys division with Port Lavaca Calhoun in second and Calallen in third. Fifteen schools competed at the event.
Dillon Torres earned points for the Trojans with a second place finish in the 165-pound class with a three-lift total of 1,110 pounds. In powerlifting, the total is comprised of the lifters’ best effort in the dead-lift, the bench press and the squat.
Aric Gamez capture a fifth place spot in the 220-pound class with a total of 1,190 pounds. Adam Aleman placed second in the super-heavyweight division with a grand total of 1,440 pounds.
Jacob Flores placed eighth in the 198-pound division with a total of 1,050. Josh Munoz took a fifth place spot in the 165-pound division with a total of 1,050 pounds. Tristan Pelitire was third in the 165-pound class with a three-lift total of 1,100 pounds. Nathan Segovia was tenth in the 220-pound class with a 500-pound total.
The Lady Trojans placed eighth overall. The girls from Port Lavaca won the varsity girls division. Crystal City was second and the Lady Cats from G-P were third. Thirteen teams competed in the division against the Lady Trojans.
In the 165-pound division, Alexis Pelitire placed fifth with a total of 555 pounds in her three lifts. Elizabeth Segovia outdistanced her competitors in the 220-pound class with a total of 970 pounds, 80 pounds more than her nearest rival.
“This was our first meet, the lifters are getting back into the groove. I see lots of gains in the future. Everyone is working hard,” said Trojan coach Alan Burkett.
The next meet is set for Jan. 21 in San Diego and begins at 9 a.m.