Quitman’s Bautista advances to state meet in powerlifting
At the regional powerlifting meet at Malakoff High School on Friday, March 8, Quitman High School senior Langdon Bautista lifted a total weight of 1,200 pounds, qualifying him to advance to the state meet in the 148-pound weight class. The state meet will be held in Abilene on March 23. In the squat, Bautista lifted 450 pounds. He dead lifted 450 pounds and pressed 300 pounds in the bench. Also competing from Quitman were Jeremy Peek, Justin Blalock and River Chaney.