RICHLAND, WA – On Saturday May 21, the Tournament Club with Valley Karate School in Lewiston participated in the Franco Cup Karate Tournament in Richland, WA. Valley Karate School competitors have won a total of 25 tournament medals.
The Valley Karate School Tournament club consists of students ages 5-67, who practice Goju-Ryu karate at Valley Karate School in Lewiston, ID. A total of 16 competitors made the trip to Richland for the Franco Cup.
The results of Valley Karate School competitors at the Coupe Franco are listed below.
Elisabeth Bieker – 1st weapons, 2nd Kata, 2nd Kumite
Antoine Bender – 4th Kumite, 4th Kata
Zayden Clark- 3rd blocker fight
Ariyanna Clark- 2nd Weapons, 2nd Kata, 3rd Kumite
Danika Olsen- Bennett-1st Arms, 1st Kata, 2nd Kumite
Devin Minnugh –
Vineyard Movie – 3rd Arms, 2nd Kata, 2nd Kumite
Logan Wilson – 1st kata
Hattie Brown Hayes – 3rd kata, 3rd Kumite
Sean Nattell- 1st Kata, 1st Kumite
Boston coil – 3rd Kata, 3rd Kumite
Danny Batton- 2nd kata
Mike McKenna- 2nd kata
Sensei Steven Smith – 1st Arms, 2nd Kata, 1st Kumite
The Franco Cup is hosted by Shihan Mike Franco of Trinity Martial Arts Academy in Richland, with support from many area schools.
Congratulations Valley Karate School Tournament Club!