Dutchtown powerlifter Hayden Willis is the parish Athlete of the Week.

This week's Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is powerlifter Hayden Willis of Dutchtown.

At the state meet this weekend, Willis won the 198-pound title by finishing with a total of 1,690. His deadlift of 730 pounds set a new Louisiana state high-school record.

Willis (pictured on the left) was named one of the Division-I Outstanding Lifters, along with Holy Cross' Ahmad Coleman.