The Apalachee High School weight lifting team continued its high rate of success as a program claiming another area title this past week.
AHS dominated the Area III meet at Rockdale County Saturday. It marks the fifth consecutive season the Iron Cats have won the event. The top three lifters in each weight class qualified for state which will be March 19 in Hawkinsville. Eleven AHS athletes will be competing at state.
AHS totaled 107 points, easily outdistancing second-place Newton High School which had 50. Eastside (33), Monroe Area (27), Clarke Central (23) and Heritage (15) rounded out the top sixth.