The Owen County Judo Team took first place at the O.J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship May 21 in Berea. This is the third time in the last five years the judo team has won the state championship.
Several players competed in more than one division. Their individual awards are as follows:
OCPS — Merideth David, first and first places; Carsyn Inman, first and second places.
OCES — Frankie Brown, second and third places; Noah Malcomb, first place.
MBMS — Madison Lubbe, first and second places; Chelsae Smith, first, first and second places; Jaimie Souders, third place.