Vernon brings home district titles in three weight classes

Pictured from left: Gabriel Cooke, Demetreous Walston, Tyrick Davis and Joseph Fielding

Three Vernon lifters became district champions Tuesday as Altha School hosted the 1A District 3 Championship.  Tyrick Davis – 219 class, Demetreous Walston – 199 class and Gabriel Cooke – 183 class all won district titles in their weight classes.  Joseph Fielding also had a strong performance in the 199 class as he won the district runner up title.

In addition to multiple district titles, Vernon will advance seven lifters to the Class 1A Region 2 Championship on Saturday, March 30, hosted by Sneads High School.  Lifters and weight classes are as follows:

Tristan Rodriquez – 129
Kesean Calloway – 139
Gabriel Cooke – 183 – District Champion
Joseph Fielding – 199 – District Runner Up
Demetreous Walston – 199 – District Champion
Tyrick Davis – 219 – District Champion
Isaiah Walston – UNL