Jackie Covarrubiaz lifted a total of 775 lbs. in the 165 lb weight class to place fifth at the Regional Powerlifting Meet held in Seagraves on Friday, March 1st. She failed to qualify for the State Powerlifting Meet in Waco but will travel to the meet to cheer on her teammates who will be competing in Waco on March 15th. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Jackie Covarrubiaz lifted a total of 775 lbs. in the 165 lb weight class to place fifth at the Regional Powerlifting Meet held in Seagraves on Friday, March 1st. She failed to qualify for the State Powerlifting Meet in Waco but will travel to the meet to cheer on her teammates who will be competing in Waco on March 15th. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS

The Eldorado Lady Eagles walked away with the 2nd Place Team Plaque at the Texas High Schools Women’s Powerlifting Association Region 1 Division 3 Regional Meet in Seagraves March 1st. One hundred forty one women lifters competed from 1A to 3A schools in Region 1-Division 3. There are six regions each with three divisions. Top three lifters in their weight division advance to state level.

Two Lady Eagles earned 1st place individual medals in their weight class. Laura Coronado and Marisol Deluna each lifted their best total weights to become Regional Champions.

DeLuna placed first with a total lift of 840 lbs in the 148 lbs weight class and tied for the 148 lbs dead lift record at 360. This will be DeLuna’s second trip to state. DeLuna qualified for state in 2018 and came away in 4th place in the 148 lb class.

Laura Coronado placed first in the 132 lb weight class with a total of 775 lbs.

Alyssa Sandate, Yatzari Narvaez and Sammy Lozano also qualified for the state meet.

Sandate placed 2nd in the 97 lb weight class, Narvaez was 2nd in the 165 lb weight class and Sammy Lozano placed 3rd in the 181 lb weight class.
Jackie Covarrubiaz placed 5th.

Schools from all over the state will converge in Waco on March 15th and 16th.

Eldorado sent thirteen girl lifters to regionals and all improved their total scores.

Girls individual results by weight class:

97 lb Weight Class: 2. Alyssa Sandate, total 555 (Squat 195; Bench Press 105; Dead Lift 255). Sandate is ranked 3rd.

105 lb Weight Class: 10. Destinny Sandate, total 555 (Squat 200; Bench Press 110; Dead Lift 245).

114 lb Weight Class: 6. Victoria DeHanis, total 595 (Squat 240; Bench Press 130; Dead Lift 225); 10. Esmie Cruz, total 500 (Squat 185; Bench Press 90; Dead Lift 225); 11. Myranda Guerrero,total 490 (Squat 185; Bench Press 95; Dead Lift 210)

132 lb Weight Class: 1. Laura Coronado, total 775 (Squat 300; Bench Press 160; Dead Lift 315).

148 lb Weight Class: 1. Marisol Deluna, total 840 (Squat 320; Bench Press 160; Dead Lift 360).

165 lb Weight Class: 2. Yatzari Narvaez, total 855 (Squat 330; Bench Press 185; Dead Lift 340); 5. Jackie Covarrubiaz, total 775 (Squat 330; Bench Press 145; Dead Lift 300);

9. Lindy Sanchez, total 715 (Squat 245; Bench Press 185; Dead Lift 285)

181 lb Weight Class: 3. Sammy Lozano, total 830 (Squat 315; Bench Press 165; Dead Lift 350)

This is the fourth season for Christopher Castleman to coach powerlifting for the Eldorado Eagles.