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Bobcats win seventh district crown

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Bogue Chitto's powerlift team captured its seventh straight division crown Friday night at Bogue Chitto's basketball gymnasium. Members of the team are (from left, kneeling) Chris Carter, Michael Rayborn, T.J. McCaffrey, Reid Smith, Davis Hart, Hugh Greer, Evan Kysar, Jacob Cartwright; (standing) Demarcus Godbolt, Sherman Jackson, Kysar Holmes, Chaney Rutland, Shawn Buffington, Kody Halford, Dee Dillon and Terrance Morgan.

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Bogue Chitto’s powerlift team captured its seventh straight division crown Friday night at Bogue Chitto’s basketball gymnasium. Members of the team are (from left, kneeling) Chris Carter, Michael Rayborn, T.J. McCaffrey, Reid Smith, Davis Hart, Hugh Greer, Evan Kysar, Jacob Cartwright; (standing) Demarcus Godbolt, Sherman Jackson, Kysar Holmes, Chaney Rutland, Shawn Buffington, Kody Halford, Dee Dillon and Terrance Morgan.

BOGUE CHITTO – Bogue Chitto’s powerlifting team captured its seventh straight Region 4-1A Championship crown Friday night.

“I am really proud of our guys’ efforts,” said coach Chad Norton. “In our rebuilding season, the guys have come together and worked their tails off to continue our streak of seven straight Region 4-1A championships. Our inexperience showed at times today with only one kid lifting off last year’s team, but they kept thinking positive and we came out on top today.”

Bogue Chitto had 12 lifters to participate in the meet against Stringer, who brought four lifters and Sacred Heart, who brought seven lifters.

The Bobcats won the meet with a final score of 72 points, Sacred Heart finished second and Stringer came in third place.

BC finished with seven first-place finishers, four second-place finishers, and one third-place finisher.

In the 114-pound weight class, Bogue Chitto’s Evan Kysar won first place with 175 pounds on squat, 85 pounds on bench press and 250 pounds on deadlift for a total 510 pounds. J.T. McCaffrey, also for Bogue Chitto, took home second with 160 pounds on squat, 70 pounds on bench press and 200 pounds on deadlift for a total weight of 430 pounds.

In the 123-pound weight class, Bogue Chitto’s Chris Carter captured first place with 150 pounds on squat, 110 pounds on bench press and 230 pounds on deadlift for a total of 490 pounds.

In the 132-pound weight class, Bogue Chitto secured first and second place. Michael Rayborn earned first place with 195 pounds on squat, 120 pounds on bench press and 255 pounds on deadlift for a total of 570. Reid Smith took second with 170 pounds on squat, 145 pounds on bench press and 230 pounds on deadlift for a total of 545 pounds.

In the 148-pound weight class, Demarcus Godbolt took home first place with 170 pounds on squat, 125 pounds on bench press and 265 pounds on deadlift for a total of 565 pounds.

In the 165-pound weight class, BC had a second-place finisher and third-place finisher. Dee Dillon captured second with 315 pounds on squat, 195 pounds on bench press and 375 pounds on deadlift for a total of 885 pounds. Terrance Morgan was third with 330 pounds on squat, 130 pounds on bench press and 360 pounds on deadlift for a total of 820 pounds.

In the 181-pound weight class, BC’s Sherman Jackson claimed first place with 340 pounds on squat, 155 pounds on bench press, and 425 pounds on deadlift for a total of 920 pounds.

In the 220-pound weight class, Kysar Holmes captured first place for BC with 180 pounds on squat, 75 pounds on bench press and 240 pounds on deadlift for a total of 495 pounds.

In the 242-pound weight class, Davis Hart took first place for the Bobcats with 150 pounds on squat, 75 pounds on bench press and 240 pounds on deadlift for a total of 430 pounds.

In the 275-pound weight class, BC’s Hugh Greer finished second place with 120 pounds on squat, 105 pounds on bench press and 135 pounds on deadlift for a total of 360 pounds.