Calhoun City girls win powerlifting state championship

Calhoun City girls won their second consecutive Class I powerlifting state championship in Jackson last Saturday. The Bruce girls finished second in their first season of powerlifting.

Photo courtesy MHSAA

Calhoun City boys placed second in Class 2A. Bruce finished fifth in the state.

Eight Wildcat lifters placed first in their weight class – Reagan Hardin, Alicia Feliciano, Antonique Jennings, Steele Liles, Kiara McKissick, Courtny Norman, Laquiana Norris, and Kardevin Thomas.

Four Trojans earned top honors – Essence Armstrong, Shelby Leachman, Latrell Marks and Emily Morris.

The final team scores in the girls’ competition were Calhoun City 63, Bruce 50, McAdams 22, SV Marshall 7, Potts Camp 7, East Union 5, Hatley 3.

Final team scores for boys were East Union 50, Calhoun City 30, Scott Central 26, Eupora 23, Bruce 19, Lake 15, Bassfield 7, Mize 5, and Clarkdale 0.

Calhoun County Powerlifters
Name    School    Wt. Class    Place
Shelby Leachman    Bruce    97    1st
Baronica Lawerence    City    97    3rd
Emily Morris    Bruce    105    1st
Laquiana Norris    City    114    1st
Mykeria Holland    City    114    2nd
Laken Shankle    Bruce    114    3rd
Alicia Feliciano    City    123    1st
Shannon King    City    123    2nd
Khadijah Thompson    Bruce    123    3rd
Antonique Jennings    City    132    1st
Nichole Taylor    Bruce    132    2nd
Reagan Hardin    City    148    1st
Heather Mabry    City    148    2nd
Kiara McKissick    City    165    1st
Tamara Talford    Bruce    165    2nd
Jakina Steen    Bruce    165    3rd
Keyonia McGuirt    Bruce    181    2nd
Courtny Norman    City    198    1st
Kasey Hodge    City    198    3rd
Essence Armstrong    Bruce    220+    1st
Jasmine Flemons    Bruce    220+    2nd

Keshun Roberson    City    123    3rd
Steele Liles    City    148    1st
Kyreecus Welch    Bruce    148    2nd
Heriberto Ramilez Jr.     Bruce    148    4th
Latrell Marks    Bruce    165    1st
Cartin McBride    City    165    2nd
Ja’Shone Coleman    City    181    2nd
Girraud Mingo    Bruce    275    2nd
Keeshun Bobo    City    275    5th
Noah Hill    City    308    4th
Kardevin Thomas    City    308+    1st