Several area athletes placed well in the MHSAA Powerlifting Championships over the weekend at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Junior Javen Mallet of Kosciusko finished 2nd place in the 242-lb division.
Ethel 8th-grader Kendarious Payton also captured a 2nd place finish in the 114-lb weight class.
In the girl’s competition, McAdams’ Shawnessey Martin placed 3rd in the 165-weight class.
Additionally, Kosciusko’s Nathan Hill finished 4th in the 114-lb division.