Local martial artists compete
Local martial artists competed in the 29th Invitational Martial Arts Tournament hosted by Grand Master Ron Bastien in Tyngsboro, Mass. Jennifer Duval of Peterborough placed 2nd in sparring and 3rd in breaking while her daughter, Kayla Duval, also of Peterborough placed 2nd in breaking in their respective divisions .
Catherine Martin of Francestown placed 1st in breaking while her brother, David Martin, also of Francestown placed 2nd in sparring. Bridges Smith of Peterborough placed 1st in sparring and 2nd in patterns while his daughter, Lee Smith, also of Peterborough placed 1st in patterns in their respective divisions.
Nathan Somero of New Ipswich placed 2nd in sparring. Master Paul Lamy placed 2nd in patterns. Riley Morse of Dublin and Natalie Somero both earned a participation medal.
Bridges Smith, Lee Smith, Jennifer Duval and Master Paul Lamy won 1st place in team patterns.