Sensei Cameron Sarchi of Tracy’s Karate in Yarmouth, was tested and promoted to his first degree black belt after a recent tournament in Bucksport. Also promoted to first degree black belt was Sensei Margo White, who is also a member of the Yarmouth dojo. Other local students who participated in that tournament are also pictured above. Approximately 150 competitors from all over Maine and Canada vied for trophies and medallions. These children and adults train with Sensei Kristy Tracy Dawes of Yarmouth. These students received trophies in both kumite and ju-jitsu throwing divisions.
Back row (left to right): Instructor Sensei Kristy Dawes (1st place), John Dawes, Zach Whiting, Sensei Jenna Rice (1st place and 3rd place), Sensei Margo White (2nd place), Justin Hobart, Kristi Sarchi, Bella MacMahon and Grace Pooler.
Second Row: Sensei Cameron Sarchi (3rd place), Johnathan MacArthur, Hailey Hobart, Lauren Dawes (1st place and 2nd place), Justin Dawes (1st place and 2nd place), Zach Turkel (1st place and 1st place) and Holden MacMahon.
First row: Malcolm MacMahon, Gracyn Mick, and Afton Mick (3rd place).
Not pictured: Caroline Tracy (2nd place), Julia Tracy, Graham Wilson (2nd place) and Lee Wilson.