Two powerlifters will represent San Marcos in the state meet later this month. Josh Mercado and Jesse Benevides-Munoz are headed to Abilene on March 22.
Both Mercado, a junior, and Benevides-Munoz, a senior, placed in the top three of the Class 5A, Region 2 powerlifting meet held last Saturday. Mercado took first, while Benevides-Munoz earned second in his weight class.
Other Rattlers to fare well in the meet were Elias Villalobos (third) and freshman Sam Muniz (fifth).
As a team, San Marcos finished in fourth place in a competitive region.