03.30.2017 - [NCKS]

Lakeside Junior Drew Cunningham has been named the Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.

For the second straight year Cunningham took 1st place in total weight and sweeping all four gold medals in the NPL Powerlifting meet at Wilson on Wednesday.  Last year Cunningham won the 182# weight class, this year, he swept the 198# class, despite weighing in at just 190.  He won the gold in the squat with a meet record lift of 450 lbs, took first in the clean at 275 lbs and benched 250 lbs for first place.  His weight total was 975 pounds in the three lifts, which was 200 lbs better than the 2nd place finisher.  The 975 pounds was also a new personal record for Cunningham.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.