Muscle Dawgs open new powerlifting season


Burnet officially kickedoff their 2021 powerlifting season with their first competition of the year in Lampasas on Thursday night. Team green had 11 male and nine female lifters representing Burnet. The boys team placed fourth overall while the girls brought home a silver team finish.

“We had multiple athletes place in the top five of their weight class earning team points and medals,” said head powerlifting coach Tyler McIntosh. “Coach Burns and I are super proud of how our athletes conducted themselves and how they competed in their first meet of the year. We look forward to what the rest of the season has to offer.”

Lampasas Meet, Burnet boys results-Listed by squat, bench, deadlift, total.

Class 132: Garett Buster, fourth, 275, 140, 300, 715 total; and Jace Haberer, seventh, 215, 125, 265, 605 total.

Class 148: Jose Rodriguez, second, 325, 185, 400, 910 total; and Brady Rygaard, seventh, 275, 185, 305, 765 total.

Class 165: Tyson Trim, seventh, 225, 145, 285, 655 total.

Class 181: Jack Vanaartsen, third, 315, 245, 335, 895 total; and Luke Hudgins, fourth, 300, 205, 385, 890 total.

Class 220: Julian Cruz, fourth, 175, 135, 305, 615 total.

Class 242: Johnathan Baker, first, 450, 320, 460, 1,230 total.

Class SHW: Jaime Palacios, second, 395, 300, 425, 1,120 total.

Burnet girl lifters-individual totals not available first

Amy Tindell, first place. first

Hailey Tindell, first place.

Abby Smith, second place.

Teagan Tappe, second place.

Lluvia Loredo, second place.

Rylea Whitus, third place.

Carleigh Imrie, fifth place.

Brynlie Tappe, seventh place.

The Muscle Dawgs will host a meet in Burnet this Thursday with a 4:00 p.m. start time.