Sam Zmolik

Sam Zmolik, left, and Jade Beavers play mixed doubles in varsity tennis earlier this month. Lampasas will compete in Brownwood next week. KENNETH PEISER | COURTESY PHOTO

Qualifiers to the March 7 Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association Region 2, Division 2 meet include Lady Badgers Kylee Rutledge, Kaydence Fletcher, Nimsi Vergara, Alyssa Ayers, Rylie Jones, Sarah Bowden and Lila Walling. Del Valle High School will host the meet.

Elks move on to area

Evant, the third-place team from District 17, upset Blanket to earn an area basketball playoff match-up with Glen Rose, which was set for Thursday after press time. Team members include, front row left to right, Grayson Burkham, Justin Williams, Ethan Hightower and Cristian Dominguez; back row, Damien Honea, Edgar Morales, Daniel Honea, Jordan Harrison and Ayden Andrade.

Golfers compete in match play

Jaxon Tomme, shown ealier this season, shot the Badgers’ lowest score (84-84--168) at the regional preview last week in Victoria and won 2UP in match play at Brownwood on Monday. Coulson Plouff also won 2UP at Brownwood, Aiden Wiley won 2&1, and Hunter Vessels and Noah Sanchez came up short.

Lorena, a defending regional semifinalist, outscored Lampasas 20-1 in vasity softball on Tuesday.