By Tim O’Malley
It was a matter of Mason Williams making weight for his weight class during the Region 5 Division 3 Powerlifting meet held in Bishop on March 12.
Yorktown coach Robbie Tindol said, “All he needs to do is make weight and he should do well enough to go to state. But, he needs to make weight.”
Yorktown athletic director Ty Robinson said, “Williams is right there where it is easy to be over.”
Williams competes in the 114 weight class. On the day of registration Williams made weight at 112.6 pounds.
In competition, Williams squated 275, bench pressed 165 and dead lifted 330 for a total lift of 770 pounds placing him second and a state qualifier.
The state meet will be held at the Taylor County Expo Center located at 1700 Highway 36 in Abilene on April 2. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Lifting begins at 8:45 a.m. Admission is $5 for ages 5 and up.