5 Bushido Dragons students take home trophies


Several members of the Bushido Dragons karate school earned trophies at the inaugural Bushido Dragons open martial arts tournament May 5 at the Lynchburg-Clay Middle School. In the photo, from left to right, front row, Manny Castillo, first in weapons kata and second in open hand kata; Sophia Reyes first in sparring, first in weapons kata and first in open hand kata; Brady Close, first in kata, first in jujitsu, third in sparring; Joey Oeder, first in kata, first in jujitsu, second in sparring; back row, Dylan Bays, second in jujitsu; Bushido Dragons owner and Master Black Belt JD Williams; Sensei Luis Reyes; Sensei Gehrig Huber; Sensei Rachael Williams.

Several members of the Bushido Dragons karate school earned trophies at the inaugural Bushido Dragons open martial arts tournament May 5 at the Lynchburg-Clay Middle School. In the photo, from left to right, front row, Manny Castillo, first in weapons kata and second in open hand kata; Sophia Reyes first in sparring, first in weapons kata and first in open hand kata; Brady Close, first in kata, first in jujitsu, third in sparring; Joey Oeder, first in kata, first in jujitsu, second in sparring; back row, Dylan Bays, second in jujitsu; Bushido Dragons owner and Master Black Belt JD Williams; Sensei Luis Reyes; Sensei Gehrig Huber; Sensei Rachael Williams.
Several members of the Bushido Dragons karate school earned trophies at the inaugural Bushido Dragons open martial arts tournament May 5 at the Lynchburg-Clay Middle School. In the photo, from left to right, front row, Manny Castillo, first in weapons kata and second in open hand kata; Sophia Reyes first in sparring, first in weapons kata and first in open hand kata; Brady Close, first in kata, first in jujitsu, third in sparring; Joey Oeder, first in kata, first in jujitsu, second in sparring; back row, Dylan Bays, second in jujitsu; Bushido Dragons owner and Master Black Belt JD Williams; Sensei Luis Reyes; Sensei Gehrig Huber; Sensei Rachael Williams. Courtesy Photo