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Burnet boys powerlifting team wins district; Lady Dawgs squad places second

BURNET — The Burnet High School boys powerlifting team won the District 8-3A meet Jan. 16 with 46 points. Liberty Hill was second with 41.

The Lady Dawgs were second, while the Lampasas girls won the meet.

The Bulldogs junior varsity team took first thanks to lifters Mason Campbell, Curtis Readance, Lance Armentrout and Aaron Cook.

RESULTS: Varsity boys — 123 class: 3, Jose Briggs; 165 class: 2, Brock Foster; 2, Jon Brown; 181 class: 1, Cullen Ferrill; 198 class: 1, Jared McHazlett; 220 class: 5, Jarrett Thornley; 242 class: 1, Christopher Saldivar, 3, Christian Saldivar, 4, Eric Walker; 275 class: 3, Zach McLeskey; SHW class: 3, Jacob Reed. Girls — 165 class: 1, Brittnie Barksdale (also won best lifter large platform of the meet), 4, Veroniqua Burnum; 181 class: 2, Keli Thomas; 198 class: 2, Arecelee Torress; 220-plus class: 1, Desiree Vajgrt