(Weslaco) - Seguin High School's Brandon Palomares (left) and Cody Elizalde (right) qualified for the upcoming THSPA State Powerlifting Meet this past Saturday by advancing through the Region V Division I meet in Weslaco. Palomares earned his second straight trip to state with a fourth-place regional finish in the 148-lb weight class. He squatted 520 lbs, bench-pressed 275, and deadlifted 535 for a total of 1,330 lbs. Elizalde finished 10th in the 148-lb class with a total of 1,200 lbs, squatting 470, benching 255, and and deadlifting 475. The THSPA State Meet is March 25 in Abilene.