Photo: Elijsah Westbrook of Center Hill lifts 530 pounds in the squat portion of the 6A North Half powerlifting meet at Lewisburg. (Bob Bakken/desotocountynews.com)
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.
- 1st- Landon Waddill- Hernando
- 3rd- Alex Chapman- Center Hill
- 3rd- Tavion Holmes- Olive Branch
- 2nd- Andrew Moore- DeSoto Central
- 3rd- Dalton Standford- Hernando
- 2nd- Britton Purvis- Lewisburg
- 3rd- Dyland Cubbage- Hernando
- 3rd- Mason Biggs- Hernando
- 1st- Anthonie Johnson- Southaven
- 1st- Taurean Davis- DeSoto Central
- 3rd- John Campbell- Southaven
- 1st- Landon Lageman- Lewisburg
- 2nd- Justin Griffin- Olive Branch
- 3rd- Sebastian Massie- Hernando
- 3rd- Eilijsah Westbrook- Center Hill
- 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.
- 2nd- Zane Rose
- 2nd- Randy Sapp
- 1st- Eli Logan
- 2nd- Blaise Fisher
- 1st- Carlos Hicks
- 1st- Kejuan Williams
- 2nd- Blade Privett
- 3rd- Josh Matheny
- 1st- Tyler Wallace