Tracy’s Karate-Ju-Jitsu students, who train with Sensei Kristy Tracy Dawes from the Yarmouth dojo, recently participated in the 91st Annual Karate Tournament in Trenton. Approximately 200 competitors from all over Maine and Canada vied for trophies and medallions. Students received trophies in both Kumite and Ju-jitsu throwing divisions.
Back row (left to right): Cameron Sarchi (Most Improved), Instructor Sensei Kristy Dawes, John Dawes, Rachel Spencer (second place throwing), Jennifer Miller (Most Dedicated), Ray Spencer, Richard Regan, Kristi Sarchi, Sensei Eric Tracy.
Second Row: Jenna Rice (Best Attitude, second place throwing), Ella Coull, Charlotte Dupree (second place team fighting), Justin Hobart (Best Attitude), Caroline Tracy (third place throwing), Lauren Dawes (Student of the Year, first and third place throwing), Hailey Hobart (Grand Champion in fighting), Zach Turkel (third place fighting).
Front row: Graham Wilson, Myles Willimann, Lee Wilson, Alex DeSimone, Justin Dawes (first place throwing), Cole Hartford, Cooper Perry, Wyatt Shapiro, Wade Carlin (third place fighting and throwing), Joseph Dupree, Gus Shapiro, Henry Haynes, Annie Vigue, Meg Woolverton, Gavin Winchester, Ryan Bingham, Julia Tracy (Most Improved and Grand Champion in fighting).
Not pictured, Phil McBride (Student of the Year, Grand Champion fighting, first place throwing).