Jace Lindsay and Abby Smith have advanced to state powerlifting meets.

Two Beckville student athletes have qualified for the Texas High School Powerlifting Association and Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association state meets.

Senior Abby Smith participated in the THSWPA Region 3 Division 3 Powerlifting meet, where she qualified for the state meet. She posted a total weight of 680 pounds for her weight class. The state meet will be held in Corpus Christi on March 18.

Jace Lindsay competed in the THSPA Region 3 Division 3 Regional Powerlifting meet. Jace placed first to become the Region 3 Division 3 Regional Champion in the 132-pounds weight class.

Lindsay squatted 405 pounds, bench pressed 210 pounds and deadlifted 385 pounds, posting a 1,000-pound total. He also earned the awards for most outstanding squat max and most outstanding lifter award.

Lindsay qualified for the THSPA state meet, which will be held in Abilene at the Taylor County Expo Center on Saturday, March 27.

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