Waynesville Judo Club claims team trophy at Fall Brawl

By Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department | Nov 19, 2013

The Waynesville Judo team took top honors at the Fall Brawl judo tournament Oct. 5 at the Waynesville Recreation Center by winning the coveted Team Trophy. The Waynesville team competed among nearly 100 contenders hailing from five different states.

“Overall we were pleased with the event,” said Sensei Jimmy Riggs. “We had lots of good judo, the Sunset Cruisers and great barbecue.”

In addition to the Team Trophy, individual competitors from the Waynesville Judo team also claimed numerous gold, silver and bronze medals in their divisions.

First place (gold medals) winners were: Braden Riggs, Max Rogers, Jessi Shell, Billy Frizzell, Eli Frizzell, Gage Cole, Dalton Greer and A.J. Flowe.

Second place (silver medals) winners were: Trevor Phillips, Travis Austin, Carson Frizzell, Dessa Phillips, Mitchell Ensley, Greg Rogers and Samuel Danks.

Third place (bronze medals) winners were: Jazzie Baxter and Cristian Kuehl.

The club will travel to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for the next tournament. For more information about the program, contact Jimmy Riggs at 506-0327.

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