Area student takes first place at powerlifting competition – AGAIN!

Alyssa Jayde, a 13-year-old 8th grader at St. Mary’s Catholic School has once again brought back 1st Place in Youth 3 Division at the USA Powerlifting Cajun Prep Open in Lafayette Louisiana on Jan. 15. She set nine new state records: four in Youth 3 Division and five in Teen 1 Division.
 
She went 9/9 at the competition.
Squat 203.75lbs
Bench 115.50
Deadlift 253.50
 
Alyssa is also still #1 in State and US in Youth 3 Division in her weight class. Her goal is to go back to Nationals in the year 2023 and compete in the Teen 1 Division.