Desoto County Sports

North Half boys’ powerlifting held at Lewisburg, Lake Cormorant

Photo: Elijsah Westbrook of Center Hill lifts 530 pounds in the squat portion of the 6A North Half powerlifting meet at Lewisburg. (Bob Bakken/

Lewisburg hosted the 6A boys’ North Half powerlifting championships on Saturday. The top three finishers in each weight class earned spots in the MHSAA state championships on April 1 at Jackson’s Mississippi Coliseum.  

Madison Central won the team championship and Hernando finished second.  

Here are the state qualifiers from DeSoto County 6A schools and their placings at the North Half meet.  

114 lb

  • 1st- Landon Waddill- Hernando
  • 3rd- Alex Chapman- Center Hill 

123 lb

  • 3rd- Tavion Holmes- Olive Branch

148 lb

  • 2nd- Andrew Moore- DeSoto Central
  • 3rd- Dalton Standford- Hernando

165 lb

  • 2nd- Britton Purvis- Lewisburg
  • 3rd- Dyland Cubbage- Hernando

181 lb

  • 3rd- Mason Biggs- Hernando

220 lb

  • 1st- Anthonie Johnson- Southaven

242 lb

  • 1st- Taurean Davis- DeSoto Central
  • 3rd- John Campbell- Southaven

275 lb

  • 1st- Landon Lageman- Lewisburg
  • 2nd- Justin Griffin- Olive Branch
  • 3rd- Sebastian Massie- Hernando

308 lb

  • 3rd- Eilijsah Westbrook- Center Hill

308+ lb

  • 3rd- Bryson Brown- Horn Lake

Lake Cormorant High School hosted the MHSAA 5A North Half powerlifting championships Saturday and defended last year’s team championship. The Gators scored 53 team points to second-place Lafayette with 28.

Following are the state meet qualifiers from Lake Cormorant and how they placed in the meet.  Lake Cormorant will defend its state championship from last year at this year’s state finals in Jackson on April 1.

114 pounds

  • 2nd- Zane Rose

123 pounds

  • 2nd- Randy Sapp

148 pounds

  • 1st- Eli Logan

165 pounds

  • 2nd- Blaise Fisher

181 pounds

  • 1st- Carlos Hicks

198 pounds

  • 1st- Kejuan Williams

220 pounds

  • 2nd- Blade Privett

242 pounds

  • 3rd- Josh Matheny

308+ pounds

  • 1st- Tyler Wallace

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