Lafayette’s quest to win a Class II state title in girls powerlifting got off to a great start Saturday with a first-place finish in the Pontotoc Invitational hosted by Pontotc. The Lady Commodores scored 54 points thanks to five first-place finishes, three second-place finishes and one third-place finish.
Competition is the trait that helps define Lafayette senior powerlifter M.C. Pate. The desire to be the best — in any sport — is an intangible gift that Pate has relied on to succeed in softball and most recently girls powerlifting. (more…) (April 14, 2011, Page 6)
Lafayette senior powerlifter M.C. Pate was named to the Second Team Elite Eleven late last month. Pate was an integral part in the Lafayette Lady Commodores’ North Half victory and is one of two girls in the state that were honored from the 97-pound weight class. (more…) (April 1, 2011, Page 8A)
Four Lafayette High lifters qualified for next month’s Class 4A state powerlifting meet with top three finishes this past weekend in the North Half meet held at Lexington-McClain. Lafayette finished tied third as a team in the event with 28 points. North Pontotoc also had 28 points. McClain won the overall North Half title with 44 points. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
Lafayette’s girls powerlifting team recorded 39 points to finish second in recent action at Calhoun City. Charleston won the meet with 50 points, while Pontotoc. LHS had eight girls finish in the top three of their weight classes. (more…) (February 4, 2011, Page 6A)