Alvarado High School senior Isabella Weatherby placed second at the state powerlifting meet Saturday, falling just 60 pounds short of defending her state championship from 2017.
Weatherby’s total of 915 pounds included a 385-pound squat, 180-pound bench press and 350-pound deadlift. The third place finisher was 70 pounds behind Weatherby.
Weatherby dominated the competition this year, placing first at every meet leading up to the state championships. Included in her wins was a top finish among a higher weight class at the Dublin Meet.