Lafayette continued to flex its muscle in boys powerlifting with a first-place finish in the Region 2-4A meet held this past weekend.
The Commodores totaled 63 points, 16 more than second-place finisher Lewisburg. Senatobia was third with 45 points, while Cleveland finished with 25.
LHS had six lifters finish first in the meet and three in second place. All nine lifters advance to the 4A North Half meet.
John Mills won the 114-pound division with a total of 720 pounds. He finished with a 270-pound squat, 145 bench and a 305 deadlift. J.D. Driver won the 123 class with a 900 total. He deadlifted 380, benched 180 and squatted 340. Kalen Coleman won the 198 division with a 1,165 total. He squatted 415, benched 300 and deadlifted 450 to achieve the total.
In the 242 class, Cortez Coleman finished with a 1,350. He squatted 450, benched 275 and deadlifted 625. Mario Toles was the top finisher in the 275 division. He totaled a 1,430 thanks to a 600 squat, 280 bench and 550 deadlift. Eli Johnson rounded out the first-place finishers. He won the 308 class thanks to an 1,155 that included a 435 deadlift, 280 bench and 440 squat.
Strong all around
D.Q. Reynolds finished second in the super heavyweight division with a 1,440. He deadlifted 550, benched 315 and squatted 575. Steven Cook was second in the 275 class with a 1,040. He garnered a 450 squat, had a 215 bench and a 375 deadlift. John Chance was second in the 242 class with a 1,265. He recorded a 545 deadlift, 720 bench and a 490 squat.
Also qualifying for the North Half meet was Tyler Kemp, who totaled a 490 in the 123 division with a 185 deadlift, 115 bench and 190 squat.
Eric Lewis and Wesley Martin both competed in the region meet in the 165 am 181 classes respectively. Lewis finished with a total of 830, while Martin totaled 915. Both missed the cut for the North Half meet. (February 21, 2012, Page 10)