The Alice Lady Coyotes powerlifting team is sending seven girls to the Texas Women’s Powerlifting Association state championship.

The girls qualified at the Region 5, Division I championship at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest High School Saturday.

Jacqueline Guerra, Gabriella Canales and Alexis Herrera advanced by placing at the meet. Mia Macias, Leanna Rodriguez, Alexis Estringel and Julie Sepulveda were provisional qualifiers, which means they qualified to the state meet by reaching a qualifying weight total in their weight class.

The following are Alice’s lifters and their totals:

97-pound weight class — 16, Leanna Rodriguez, 310 total.

105-pound weight class — 14, Mia Macias, 380 total.

165-pound weight class —4, Gabby Canales, 955 total.

181-pound weight class — 2, Jackie Guerra, 1,130 total.

198-pound weight class — 10, Alexis Estringel, 920 total.

220-pound weight class — 8, Julie Sepulveda, 980 total.

259-pound weight class — 7, Marissa Garcia, 845 total.