by Alicyn Mitcham
Powerlifting- On February 6, the Colmesneil powerlifting team travelled to Hull-Daisetta to compete in a meet where Wyatt Jackson came in first place in the 165 pound weight class. Jackson's total on squat was 410, 260 on bench, and 490 on deadlift. Jackson is ranked first in his region and is aiming to compete in the state meet.
On the girls side of the sport, Stormy Bairfield lifted a total of 605 pounds and is qualified for regionals. Alicyn Mitcham has a total of 480 pounds which qualifies her for regionals. Gabby Reynolds lifted a total of 420 pounds qualifying her for regionals as well. Grace Eddins lifted a total of 590 which qualifies her for regionals as well. Kenedy Rogers lifted a total of 585 pounds which also qualifies her for regionals.
Girls Basketball- On February 7, the Colmesneil Lady Dogs played their last home game of the season. The Lady Dogs faced a familiar rival and played a good game. The game came down to the last seconds, but the Lady Dogs did not come out victoriously, and lost the game 33-34. The team finished third in district.
On Tuesday, February 14, the Lady Dogs will face Hull Daisetta in the first playoff game. The game will take place in the Lumberton High School Gym, and is set to start at 7 p.m.
Boys Basketball- On February 7, the Colmesneil Bulldogs faced the Brookeland basketball team. The Bulldogs came out in the beginning of the game and did not slow down until the final buzzer sounded.
The Bulldogs continue to make adjustments throughout each week of practice and the changes were shown in the game this week. The boys won the game 76-33, and every player scored in this game.
The Dog's journey to the playoffs depends on how many games play out this week. Right now, the Dogs are sitting in third, but, depending on their oucomes, the Dogs could end up from anywhere from second to fifth place. The Dogs game that was Tuesday against Broaddus has been changed to Monday in Broaddus.