Sports

Kelsey Booth of Kenai earned a spot in the American powerlifting record book Saturday at the Alaska state championships.

Beth Bragg
A last-minute header kept the Bartlett boys in the thick of the CIC playoff race Saturday at West. Matt Tunseth
South earned five wins between Thursday and Saturday, including three nonconference wins in Kodiak. Alaska Dispatch News
Joey Bacala was the fastest bicycle racer Saturday, winning the 48-mile Kincaid Road Race by 22 seconds over his nearest competition. Alaska Dispatch News
The Eagle River girls and Dimond boys posted team wins at the Service Quad track and field meet Saturday at Service. Alaska Dispatch News
UAA's Jamie Ashcroft and Darrion Gray swept the 100 and 200 meter races Saturday at the Mount Hood Track and Field Festival in Oregon. Alaska Dispatch News
Colin Wolfe and Hallidie Wilt claimed victory Saturday at the Salmon Run 10-K in Anchorage. Alaska Dispatch News
South, East, Dimond and Chugiak posted wins Saturday on the opening day of Cook Inlet Conference baseball play. Alaska Dispatch News

Powerlifters from around the state gathered at South High in Anchorage compete in the Powerlifting Alaska State Championships on Saturday.

Bob Hallinen
A lack of winter snow has local hiking trails drying out earlier than usual this spring. Matt Tunseth