Greencastle karate school students excel at tourney

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
These Thompson Karate Studio students won trophies in a recently tournament.

Members of Thompson's Karate Studio of Greencastle participated in the Southern PA Tournament Of Champions recently in Chambersburg.

Top Black Belt finishers included:

Jason Durham, Grand Champion in sparring and kata; Joe Sturm, first place weapons and third place kata; Jessica Seville, first place in continuous sparring.

The following students were recognized with first and second place trophies, third place medals, fourth and fifth place certificates and certificates of participation in their divisions:

Victoria Rush, second place kata and sparring; Haley Lewis, fifth place kata; Ethan Ford, fourth place kata and fifth place sparring; Thomas Lamier, second place kata and sparring; Shawn Waters, first place forms and sparring; Katelyn Palmer, third place sparring and fourth place kata; Quentin Pates, second place sparring and kata; Joe Paci, third place kata and fourth place sparring; Dylan Palmer, first place sparring and kata; Jackson Ellis, second place sparring and third place kata; Dallas Nemes, second place continuous contact, fourth place sparring and fifth place kata; Mason Nemes, first place kata and fifth place sparring; Kristopher Leiboldt, first place weapons, second place sparring and fourth place kata; Alex Jackson, first place forms, third place sparring and fifth place continuous contact; Dustin Strait, first place weapons, second place sparring and third place kata; Dakota Strait, first place sparring, second place kata and fourth place weapons; Jordan Stinger, fifth place sparring and continuous contact; Dominic Facchina, fourth place kata and sparring; Colton Kelly, first place weapons and kata; Max Webb, second place kata and third place sparring; Tristin Thompson, first place sparring and kata; Gage Thompson, first place continuous contact, third place sparring and fourth place kata.