All 12 of Lafayette’s powerlifters qualified for the 4A North Half meet by finishing third or better in the Region 2-4A meet held at Charleston Friday.
Cortez Coleman led the Commodores with a first-place finish in the 242-pound division. He recored the best overall total at the meet, 1,350 pounds. Lifters perform squat, deadlift and bench press. Other first-place finishers include Tyler Kemp (123 pound division, 650 pounds), Malik Vaughn (132, 825), Tay Herod (165, 1,080), Alec Michael (220, 1,155), Trae Williams (275, 1,340) and Eli Johnson (308, 1,245). Second-place finishers included Eric Lewis (165, 1,060), Austin Wren (114, 535) and Steven Cook (242, 1,255). Travis Logan rounded out the lifters for the Commodores with a third-place finish in the 148 class and total of 810. (February 12, 2013, Page 8)