Santa’s Shiai, Fond du Lac, WI – December 2, 2017
13 players, coaches, referees and parents attended the last tournament of the year for Tenri Dojo.
8y/o Braden Liu placed 4th. Brayden fought bravely in his first match that lasted a grueling 10 minutes but ultimately lost by osaekomi.
10y/0 James Liu placed 3rd. He won 2 matches by Ippon but then lost the next two matches.
12y/o Emily Yip placed 3rd. She lost two matches but won one with a beautiful Morote-Seoinage. All of her competitors were taller and older that Emily.
14y/o Luke Engler placed 2nd with 1 win and 2 losses.
Nathan Tutt, senior novice yellow belt, entered two divisions taking 2nd place in the 178lb div and 3rd in the 160lb division.
Daniel Janjic, a senior Brown belt also entered two divisions and placed 1st in each of them with 5 Ippon wins. He entered the Senior Advanced division as well as the Senior Advanced Masters Division (30 – 40y/o category)
Henry Liu, Dave Moeller and Daniel Janjic coached.
Kei Narimatsu was Chief Referee for this event.