Konjo Spring Judo Championships 2013

GE DIGITAL CAMERAThere was no room for the weary as Team White Dragon traveled to Cape Girardeau, Missouri for the Konjo Spring Judo Championships. Derick Wellman was assisted with an experience coaching staff who were more than willing to push for success from their judokas. The juniors saw the reemergence of CurtisCJ” Wright. The young judoka showed off his superior athleticism on his way to a 3rd place showing. Anthony Darevsky got a silver medal in tough division. Sean Butler continues to improve his game. He had a thunderous ogoshi in his match that solidified the silver for his division. Jordan Ashen fought in his second Konjo Championships. He took third in his category. Koreyon Harris scored gold via pin. In his gold medal match, he was able to score a yuko with a soto makikomi attempt and finished the match with a solid pin. Devin Busch got a well earned gold medal in his category. His gold medal match went to gold score. He endured a grueling match winning by yuko.
The senior division was met with the debut of Anthony Weeks. Weeks showed a lot of potential and took third in his division. Demonn Smith went 6-2 on the day taking silver in the masters and seniors heavyweight divisions.

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