Owen judo takes third at state

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The Owen County Judo Team took third place at the “2012 O.J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship with 55 points. 
The tournament was held April 28 at Iroquise High School. 
Bowling Green Judo took first place with 62 points, and Wakaishu Judo Club of Louisville took second with 57 points.
The Owen County winners were:
Owen County Primary
Charlie Baumann: first
Joe Hamilton: second
Sebastian Alcorn: third
 Owen County Elementary
Layla Creech:  second
Merideth David:  first and first
Kaylee von Hellens:  first and third
 Maurice Bowling Middle School
Gavin Singleton:  third
Jaimie Souders: fourth
Owen County High School
Robert Beverly: first (220 and under), third in 220 plus
Robert Beverly:  Recipient of the “Erroyl Cheatham Presidential Award”
James Thompson:  first (198 and under)
Damian Parks:  first (114 and under)
Community volunteer
John Thompson:  first (132 and under)