The Alice High School powerlifting program had a more than decent start to their new season.

Competing in the Zapata Hawk Powerlifting Classic Saturday, both the boys and girls placed second in the team standings. Moreover, between the two teams, Alice lifters won eight individual gold and four silver medals.

For the Alice girls, Tianne Trujillo won the 97-pound weight class and Lourdes Gonzalez won the 105-pound weight class. Cecily Gonzalez was first in the 132-pound weight class and Allison Macias won the 165-pound weight class. Chloe Zapata was first in the 198-pound weight class.

On the boys’ team, L.A. Gonzalez was first in the 114-pound weight class and Alex Gonzales won the 148-pound weight class. Isaac Bueno won the 198-pound weight class.

The Alice lifters who placed included:

Boys Division
114 division — 1, L.A. Gonzalez; 2, Cody Juarez.
148 division — 1, Alex Gonzales-; 2, Erasmo Aguilar.
165 division — 1, Isaac Bueno.
198 division — 2, Angel Buentello.

Girls Division
97 division — 1, Tianne Trujillo.
105 division — 1, Lourdes Gonzalez.
123 division — Dana Vital
132 division — 1, Cecily Gonzalez; 4, Alyssa Guerra.
148 division — 4, Alexis Estringel.
165 division — 1, Allison Macias.
198 division — 1, Chloe Zapata; 2, Alyssa Lara.