Floresville powerlifter Saldaña finishes fifth in state
Floresville High School junior Jonathan Saldaña shows off a couple of the medals he won this year while competing in the sport of powerlifting. Saldaña won a total of three gold medals during the 2011 season, finished second in the regional meet, and finished fifth overall at the state meet.
ABILENE -- As powerlifters from surrounding schools were busy making headlines, Floresville High School junior powerlifter Jonathan Saldaña quietly went about his season. There was little talk of the young man who tips the scales at 300 pounds and competes in the super heavy weight division, but after winning medals at every meet in which he competed, and finishing the year with a fifth-place showing at the state meet, it’s time the powerlifter and defensive lineman for the Floresville Tigers was recognized. . . .