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Barstow judokas Isaiah Ramirez and Elizabeth Wright show off their newest medals.

Two Barstow judokas win gold

IRVING, TX • Two Barstow judo students traveled to Irving, Texas to compete in a pair of judo tournaments, held the last weekend of November at the Irving Convention Center.

The Dallas Open Judo Tournament was held on November 23, with the USA National Presidents Cup being staged the following day.

Both students were top competitors at the tournies and both came home with more medals to add to their respective collections.

Isaiah Ramirez, 11 years-old, took two first-place finishes and won gold medals in both tournaments. Thirteen year-old Elizabeth Wright won a gold medal in the President's Cup tourney, and a silver at the Dallas Open.

The Barstow judo students are trained by 8th Degree Black-Belt holder, Ernest Smith.

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