Winning Streak

   Between April 7, 1972 and April 11, 1999, the Gayle Hatch Weightlifting Team of Baton Rouge, Louisiana won 102 consecutive home court competitions.   During this amazing streak, they won all of the men's major national championships including the U.S.A. Nationals, American Open,  National Juniors, 23 & under Nationals, National Masters, American Masters, National Juniors (17-19), National Juniors (14-16) and numerous state and regional championships.  The home court winning streak ended April 11, 1999 when Monocacy Valley of Frederick, Maryland won the National Men's Masters Weightlifting Championships.

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