Ohio Valley TKD hosts fall TTCA tournament
The Ohio Valley Tae Kwon Do School hosted the annual TTCA Fall Championship Tournament Oct. 2. The competition took place at the old Crawford County Middle School building in Marengo.
Schools from Evansville, Jasper, Lanesville, Milltown, Palmyra, Louisville, Bowling Green, Ky., Central City, Ky., Henderson, Ky., and Omaha, Neb., were represented.
More than 130 youth and adults took part in the event, including 21 from the Ohio Valley TKD School in Milltown. The local school won the following awards, listed by division:
Mini Pee Wee
Layla Walker — first-place sparring (green belt); Cameron Shearer — first-place forms, second-place sparring (green belt); Connor Bell — second-place forms (yellow belt); Druhv Patel — third-place forms (white belt)
Alexis Cortie — first-place forms (brown belt)
Jace Martin — first-place sparring; Hays Ferriell — third-place forms, fourth-place sparring; Dakota Cortie — second-place sparring (black belt)
Abbie Davis — first-place forms, first-place sparring (yellow/green belt)
Gary Bridgwater — third-place forms, second-place sparring (purple/brown belt)
Samuel Pitman — fourth-place forms, third-place sparring (black belt chosen/edan); Samuel Lee Smith — third-place forms, second-place sparring (black belt chosen/edan)
Tom Sager — second-place forms, first-place sparring
Josh Cox — first-place forms; Dawn Nix — second-place forms