Local lifters advance

Five area student athletes made the cut to advance from the recent regional powerlifting events.
Houston High School will send four students on to North Half in Amory.
Jered Bean placed third in the 114-pound weight class while Jalon Gates placed second in the 123-pound weight class.
Tony Parker took top honors in the 165-pound weight class and Austin Reeves placed third in the 220-pound weight class.
From Okolona High School, Robert Herron will advance after placing first in the Super Heavyweight division. North Half will be held March 8 at Calhoun City High School.Reeves Parker Gates Bean Herron