Published On: Thu, Jul 11th, 2013

MARTIAL ARTS: Figueroa wins National Championship

Jackson Figueroa (blue gi on left) squares off against an opponent en route to winning his division at the Junior Judo National Championships in Pittsburgh on July 5-7. (Photos courtesy of Mary Wolfe-Lambert)

Jackson Figueroa (blue gi on left) squares off against an opponent en route to winning his division at the Junior Judo National Championships in Pittsburgh on July 5-7. (Photos courtesy of Mary Wolfe-Lambert)

Jackson Figueroa, a member of the Yellowhill Judo Club, won the Junior Judo National Championship for his division at the USJA/USJF National Junior Judo Championships held at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pa. on July 5-7.

Other Yellowhill Judo Club members placed at the event in their respective divisions including:

  • Silver Medalists – John “Ian” Crowe, Pedro Figueroa, Chloe Lambert, Isabel Lambert
  • 6th place – Nickolas Wolfe

“Thank you to everyone that helped with our fundraisers and donated to our Club,” said Yellowhill Judo Club officials.

– Yellowhill Judo Club 

Yellowhill Judo Club members are shown (left-right) at the Junior Judo National Championships in Pittsburgh on July 5-7 including: back row – John “Ian” Crowe, Will Lambert, Jackson Figueroa; middle row – Isabel Lambert, Chloe Lambert, and Pedro Figueroa; front row – Nickolas Wolfe.

Yellowhill Judo Club members are shown (left-right) at the Junior Judo National Championships in Pittsburgh on July 5-7 including: back row – John “Ian” Crowe, Will Lambert, Jackson Figueroa; middle row – Isabel Lambert, Chloe Lambert, and Pedro Figueroa; front row – Nickolas Wolfe.

print