Local athletes finish well in powerlifting championships


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.



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