Tuesday, November 27, the Fillmore Flashes Boys Basketball team played against Santa Barabra Dons. The boys played a tough game but lost 67-21. Adrian Rangel was the leading rebounder for the game. On Monday Fillmore beat Hueneme 58-42. Jalen Rhodes pictured above was the leading scorer with 21 points.
Tuesday, November 27, the Fillmore Flashes Boys Basketball team played against Santa Barabra Dons. The boys played a tough game but lost 67-21. Adrian Rangel was the leading rebounder for the game. On Monday Fillmore beat Hueneme 58-42. Jalen Rhodes pictured above was the leading scorer with 21 points.
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Fillmore High School Athletic Boosters Club will be having their first drive thru BBQ meal on Friday, December 7th from 4 to 7 p.m. in the horseshoe at the high school. Pre sale tickets are $30 and include a whole tri tip, beans and salad for a family of four, and a loaf of garlic bread. All meals are packed to go. Tickets sold the day of the event will be $40. If interested in tickets please contact Ernie Ortiz at 524-0537. Fillmore High School Athletic Boosters Club offers financial support to every sport offered at Fillmore High School and 100% of our profit goes back to our athletes and their programs.

 


 
(l-r) (top) Frank Chavez, Hugo Valdovinos, Anthony Rivas, Alexander Frias, Jose Almaguer, Nicolas Frias, Adrian Mejia, Justin Beach and Isaac Gomez. (bottom) Jordyn Vassaur, Irma Torres, Kiana Hope, Laura Garnica, Alexis Tafoya, Sofia Gallardo and Maria Villalobos. The Fillmore Cross Country team, both boys and girls, competed at the CIF Finals this past Saturday. The boys finished 3rd in the Southern Section Finals Division 4 and advanced on to the State Finals in Fresno this Saturday at Woodward Park. Way to run flashes!
(l-r) (top) Frank Chavez, Hugo Valdovinos, Anthony Rivas, Alexander Frias, Jose Almaguer, Nicolas Frias, Adrian Mejia, Justin Beach and Isaac Gomez. (bottom) Jordyn Vassaur, Irma Torres, Kiana Hope, Laura Garnica, Alexis Tafoya, Sofia Gallardo and Maria Villalobos. The Fillmore Cross Country team, both boys and girls, competed at the CIF Finals this past Saturday. The boys finished 3rd in the Southern Section Finals Division 4 and advanced on to the State Finals in Fresno this Saturday at Woodward Park. Way to run flashes!
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The Fillmore United U16 boys bring home the Section AYSO League Cup Championship. The boys played in Bakersfield this past weekend and beat Santa Barbara 1-0 for the Championship, and in March of 2013 will be playing in the state games. Congratulations to the boys. Pictured top row (l-r): Assistant Coach Cipriano Martinez, Juan, Diego, Miguel Martinez, Emilio Martinez, Juan Garcia, Issac Torres, Anthony Castaneda, and Coach Gonzalo Martinez. Bottom row (l-r) Chava Zepeda, Jose Lopez, JR Martinez, Govani Arellano, Leonel, and Miguel.
The Fillmore United U16 boys bring home the Section AYSO League Cup Championship. The boys played in Bakersfield this past weekend and beat Santa Barbara 1-0 for the Championship, and in March of 2013 will be playing in the state games. Congratulations to the boys. Pictured top row (l-r): Assistant Coach Cipriano Martinez, Juan, Diego, Miguel Martinez, Emilio Martinez, Juan Garcia, Issac Torres, Anthony Castaneda, and Coach Gonzalo Martinez. Bottom row (l-r) Chava Zepeda, Jose Lopez, JR Martinez, Govani Arellano, Leonel, and Miguel.
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The Fillmore Raiders Junior 2 won the Championship game 46-14, last Saturday against Valley. Top row (l-r): Brandon Castillo, Cameron Maina, Alex Vargas, Sammy Dominguez, Carson Davis. Second row (l-r): Coach Chad, Tyler Bode, Christian Barajas, Tyler Stump, Will Boucher, Vincenzo Granatelli, Daniel Gonzales, Coach Mark Zone. Third row (l-r): Coach’s Keith Gurrola, Rj Stump, Dylan Satterfield, Fernando Gonzalez, Michael Smith, Michael Zone, Coach’s Cliff Zone and Joe Granatelli. Bottom row (l-r): Angel Velez, Cesar Leiva, Chepes Perez, Nick Walker, Christian Teixeira, and Joshua Sandoval. Not pictured Christian Cisneros.
The Fillmore Raiders Junior 2 won the Championship game 46-14, last Saturday against Valley. Top row (l-r): Brandon Castillo, Cameron Maina, Alex Vargas, Sammy Dominguez, Carson Davis. Second row (l-r): Coach Chad, Tyler Bode, Christian Barajas, Tyler Stump, Will Boucher, Vincenzo Granatelli, Daniel Gonzales, Coach Mark Zone. Third row (l-r): Coach’s Keith Gurrola, Rj Stump, Dylan Satterfield, Fernando Gonzalez, Michael Smith, Michael Zone, Coach’s Cliff Zone and Joe Granatelli. Bottom row (l-r): Angel Velez, Cesar Leiva, Chepes Perez, Nick Walker, Christian Teixeira, and Joshua Sandoval. Not pictured Christian Cisneros.
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Collin Farrar #4 (above) ran a total of 186 yards against Jurupa High School. Farrar also added a touchdown. Andrey Sanchez ran for a total of 133 yards, and Josh Valenzuela had an interception and a 63 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown. Unfortunatley Fillmore lost 49-19 in the first round of play-offs.
Collin Farrar #4 (above) ran a total of 186 yards against Jurupa High School. Farrar also added a touchdown. Andrey Sanchez ran for a total of 133 yards, and Josh Valenzuela had an interception and a 63 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown. Unfortunatley Fillmore lost 49-19 in the first round of play-offs.
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Adam Jimenez #20 makes a great tackle against his opponet. According to Coach Matt Dollar, “They were a very good team and have a chance to win the division title. It was a great season, the team should be very proud of their efforts”.
Adam Jimenez #20 makes a great tackle against his opponet. According to Coach Matt Dollar, “They were a very good team and have a chance to win the division title. It was a great season, the team should be very proud of their efforts”.
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CIF Prelims (L to R): Anthony Rivas (12th), Hugo Valdovinos (12th), Adrian Mejia (12th), Nicolas Frias (11th) and Isaac Gomez (12th).
CIF Prelims (L to R): Anthony Rivas (12th), Hugo Valdovinos (12th), Adrian Mejia (12th), Nicolas Frias (11th) and Isaac Gomez (12th).
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CIF Prelims (L to R): Irma Torres (9th), Maria Villalobos (12th) and Jordyn Vassaur (11th).
CIF Prelims (L to R): Irma Torres (9th), Maria Villalobos (12th) and Jordyn Vassaur (11th).
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Congratulations to both the boys and girls cross country teams for advancing to the CIF Finals. The boys easily advanced to the next round of competition this past Saturday with a strong finish in the preliminary round of the post season.

Boys in Heat 1 DIV 4 CIF Prelims

4 Valdovinos, Hugo 15:58

8 Rivas, Anthony 16:12

13 Mejia, Adrian 16:24

18 Frias, Nicolas 16:33

23 Chavez, Frank 16:44

37 Beach, Justin 17:17

The girls’ race was much closer as The team tied for the final qualifying spot in their heat. It came down to which 6th place runner was ahead at the finish line. Luckily Irma Torres Morro Bay’s 6th place runner by 5 places and 10 seconds to earn the 8th place finish and the qualifying berth.

9 Hope, Kiana 19:12

39 Tafoya, Alexis 20:45

48 Garnica, Laura 21:07

49 Villalobos, Maria 21:08

52 Vassaur, Jordyn 21:16

63 Torres, Irma 21:54

66 Segoviano, Briana 21:59

Both genders will travel back to Mt. SAC on Saturday to compete in the CIF Division 4 Southern Section Finals. IF they do well enough there they will advance to the State Meet.

 
Six Fillmore Middle School Wrestlers placed at the Ventura County Middle School Wrestling Championships on Sunday, November 4. The Championships were held at Santa Paula High School. Schools that participated were Fillmore Middle School, Isbell (SP), Balboa (VEN), Matilija (OJAI), Frank Intermediate Middle School (OX), Freemont Middle School (OX). Pictured are Fillmore Wrestlers Adrian Bonilla 1st place 135lbs, Abraham Cervantez 1st place 130lbs, Juan Martinez 1st place 110lbs, Juan Perez 1st place 140lbs, David Estrella 1st place 195LBS, Blake Palacio 2nd place 175lbs and Coach Manuel (chicken) Ponce. This was a great season for these boys, they accomplished what they worked so hard for.
Six Fillmore Middle School Wrestlers placed at the Ventura County Middle School Wrestling Championships on Sunday, November 4. The Championships were held at Santa Paula High School. Schools that participated were Fillmore Middle School, Isbell (SP), Balboa (VEN), Matilija (OJAI), Frank Intermediate Middle School (OX), Freemont Middle School (OX). Pictured are Fillmore Wrestlers Adrian Bonilla 1st place 135lbs, Abraham Cervantez 1st place 130lbs, Juan Martinez 1st place 110lbs, Juan Perez 1st place 140lbs, David Estrella 1st place 195LBS, Blake Palacio 2nd place 175lbs and Coach Manuel (chicken) Ponce. This was a great season for these boys, they accomplished what they worked so hard for.
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(Bantam Boys) (l-r) Carlos Laureano, Mark Richter and Rey Laureano
(Bantam Boys) (l-r) Carlos Laureano, Mark Richter and Rey Laureano
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(Bantam Girls) (l-r) Top: Vanessa Cabral, Jordyn Walla, Syenna Ponce, Zoe Avila, Emma Perez, Bottom: Vanity Alonso and Isabella Ruiz
(Bantam Girls) (l-r) Top: Vanessa Cabral, Jordyn Walla, Syenna Ponce, Zoe Avila, Emma Perez, Bottom: Vanity Alonso and Isabella Ruiz
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(Youth Girls) (l-r) Marisol Martinez, Luz Ruiz and not pictured Eden Hahn
(Youth Girls) (l-r) Marisol Martinez, Luz Ruiz and not pictured Eden Hahn
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(Youth Boys) (l-r) Colin Richter, Joaquin Rodriguez and Steve Jump
(Youth Boys) (l-r) Colin Richter, Joaquin Rodriguez and Steve Jump
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(Midget Girls) (l-r) Rachel Jump, Olivia Ruiz, Carissa Rodriguez, Nevaeh Walla and Hailey Avila
(Midget Girls) (l-r) Rachel Jump, Olivia Ruiz, Carissa Rodriguez, Nevaeh Walla and Hailey Avila
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The Fillmore Condors Youth Cross-Country team is having one of it's most successful years to date! With over 35 athletes competing from the communities of Fillmore, Santa Paula and Piru, the Condors team are out-running teams from much bigger towns throughout Southern California. October 27th the Condors competed at the Conference Championships at Oak Canyon Community Park and came home with 5 team plaques! Our Bantam Girls (ages 9-10) took 1st place, Bantam Boys took 2nd. Our Midget Girls (ages 11-12) took 2nd place. Our Youth Girls (ages 13-14) took 3rd place and our Youth Boys team took 2nd. Quite an impressive accomplishment!

With such a great team of talented and hard-working youth athletes under the guidance of our dedicated coaches Rafa Laureano, Temo Laureano, and Victor Rodriguez, we are looking forward to having many of our athletes qualify for the AAU National Cross-Country championship race in Rock Hill, South Carolina on December 1st. Please consider supporting our fundraising efforts for this cause by attending our car wash to be held at El Pescador on Novermber 10, 2012 between 8:00 – 12:00. Cars are $5.00 and trucks are $10.00. We will also be holding a BBQ drive-thru dinner at the Fillmore Fire Station Thursday November 15, 2012 between 5:00 - 7:00. Plates are $8.00. Thanks for all your support... GO CONDORS!

 
Fillmore Raiders have two teams going to the Championships. The Juniors beat Crown Valley 33-22 and will play Saugus Spartans this Saturday for the Championship at 1:00 p.m. J-2 defeated Crown Valley beating them in a Westcoast tie 18-12. They will play against Valley this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Both teams will be playing at Royal High School.
Fillmore Raiders have two teams going to the Championships. The Juniors beat Crown Valley 33-22 and will play Saugus Spartans this Saturday for the Championship at 1:00 p.m. J-2 defeated Crown Valley beating them in a Westcoast tie 18-12. They will play against Valley this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Both teams will be playing at Royal High School.
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In a race at the vaunted Lake Casitas that was almost too close to call the coursers of the boys varsity give it their all and narrowly miss claiming a league title while the girls ride the shoe leather express to clinch fourth place in the league. In a phenomenal effort all but one member of both varsity teams set personal course records and gave it their all to qualify for CIF prelims.

The surge of the boys was led by break out sensation Hugo Valdovinos with a 1:06 PR to finish in 3rd overall at 16:04. Anthony Rivas was 5th overall with a 54 second PR to earn a clocking of 16:14. Close on his heels was Alexander Frias in 6th with a 16:21, this was enough for a 49 second improvement this year. 8th place was Issac Gomez’s for the taking as he improved by 59 seconds over the year to clock a 16:33. Adrian Mejia rounded out the top 10 and was the fifth Flash as he improved by 31 seconds to record a 16:38. Displacing the competition was 11th place Jose Almaguer and 13th place Nicolas Frias. Jose had a 44 second improvement while Nico improved by 27 seconds. The boys finished 10 seconds apart with a 16:39 and 16:49 respectively. There was a 34 second spread 1st to 5th and a 45 second spread 1st to 7th both very commendable. In another rarity Fillmore put all 7 runners ahead of Oak Parks 5th scoring man but it was not quite enough to beat the newly crowned league champions who won by 4 points. The team did retain its number one ranking for division 4 in the State.

The femme fatales of the girls cross country charge was headed up by Kiana Hope who ran her fastest time on the course and finished 6th with a time of 19:18. This better this season time of 20:41 run at county and is her fastest time on the course. 21st overall and 2nd for the Flashes was Maria Villalobos. She completed the course in 20:52 which was a 38 second improvement. Alexis Tafoya hit 21:00 with a 50 second improvement to finish in 22nd overall. In 25th was Irma Torres who completed the 3 mile course in 21:14 which is a 1:39 second improvement. Laura Garnica continues to make huge gains as she finishes 27th in 21:28 a 2:13 second improvement this year. The break out sensation of the meet was freshman Briana Segoviano who in her first year made the varsity squad and finished 31st overall with a time of 21:45 a 1:15 second improvement over last week. To complete the varsity team was Jordyn Vassaur who finished in 22:40 at 38th place.

Up next the team will travel to Mt. SAC for the CIF prelims on Saturday morning. Good Luck Flashes!

 
Fillmore Girls XC (l-r) Briana Segoviano, Irma Torres, Laura Garnica, Maria Villalobos, Kiana Hope, Alexis Tafoya, Jordyn Vassaur and Sofia Gallardo. The lady flashes advanced to CIF Prelims last Thursday. They are scheduled to race at Mt. San Antonio College on Saturday.
Fillmore Girls XC (l-r) Briana Segoviano, Irma Torres, Laura Garnica, Maria Villalobos, Kiana Hope, Alexis Tafoya, Jordyn Vassaur and Sofia Gallardo. The lady flashes advanced to CIF Prelims last Thursday. They are scheduled to race at Mt. San Antonio College on Saturday.
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Boys XC CIF Team 2012 (l-r) Jose Almaguer, Frank Chavez, Adrian Mejia, Anthony Rivas, Hugo Valdovinos, Isaac Gomez, Nicolas Frias, Justin Beach and Alexander Frias. The flashes will compete at Mt. San Antonio College this Saturday in the CIF Prelim competition. Currently the Flashes are ranked #1 in division 4 for both CIF Southern Section and State.
Boys XC CIF Team 2012 (l-r) Jose Almaguer, Frank Chavez, Adrian Mejia, Anthony Rivas, Hugo Valdovinos, Isaac Gomez, Nicolas Frias, Justin Beach and Alexander Frias. The flashes will compete at Mt. San Antonio College this Saturday in the CIF Prelim competition. Currently the Flashes are ranked #1 in division 4 for both CIF Southern Section and State.
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Flashes are Frontier League Champions
Collin Farrar ran for 148 yards and 4 touchdowns. Andrey Sanchez ran for 125 yards and a touchdown. Jonathan Flores had 6 tackles, 1 sack and 2 tackles for a loss. Brett Edwards had 7 tackles, 3 for a loss. Adam Jimenez had 5 tackles 3 for a loss and 2 sacks. According to Coach Matt Dollar, “ We played great defense, holding them to -22 yards rushing and only 117 yards in the air. The team played like Champions, they have worked hard all season, they earned and deserve this title!” [Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurrola]
Collin Farrar ran for 148 yards and 4 touchdowns. Andrey Sanchez ran for 125 yards and a touchdown. Jonathan Flores had 6 tackles, 1 sack and 2 tackles for a loss. Brett Edwards had 7 tackles, 3 for a loss. Adam Jimenez had 5 tackles 3 for a loss and 2 sacks. According to Coach Matt Dollar, “ We played great defense, holding them to -22 yards rushing and only 117 yards in the air. The team played like Champions, they have worked hard all season, they earned and deserve this title!” [Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurrola]
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The Fillmore Raiders Senior team and the J-2 both won their first round of play-offs last Saturday. The Senior‘s beat Saugus 38-0 and will play away against Grace Brethern, Saturday November 3rd. J-2’s beat Westlake 30-0 and will play at home this Saturday 2:00 p.m. against Crown Valley. Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurrola.
The Fillmore Raiders Senior team and the J-2 both won their first round of play-offs last Saturday. The Senior‘s beat Saugus 38-0 and will play away against Grace Brethern, Saturday November 3rd. J-2’s beat Westlake 30-0 and will play at home this Saturday 2:00 p.m. against Crown Valley. Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurrola.
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Varsity Boys' Runner of the Week - Justin Beach. Ran an impressive time of 17:22 at the Ventura County Championships.
Varsity Boys' Runner of the Week - Justin Beach. Ran an impressive time of 17:22 at the Ventura County Championships.
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JV Boys's Runner of the Week - Nicholas Johnson. Had a stand out performance at Ventura County Championships with a time of 19:15.
JV Boys's Runner of the Week - Nicholas Johnson. Had a stand out performance at Ventura County Championships with a time of 19:15.
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JV Boys National Championships (Division IV) (l-r) Ms. Tafoya, Justin Beach, Frank Chavez, David Enriquez, Jovani Oregon, Sammy Martinez, Mario Gaspar and Vincent Chavez.
JV Boys National Championships (Division IV) (l-r) Ms. Tafoya, Justin Beach, Frank Chavez, David Enriquez, Jovani Oregon, Sammy Martinez, Mario Gaspar and Vincent Chavez.
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Boys Varsity Sweepstakes (Division IV) (l-r) Ms. Tafoya, Jose Almaguer, Nicolas Frias, Isaac Gomez, Alexander Frias, Anthony Rivas, Hugo Valdovinos and Adrian Mejia.
Boys Varsity Sweepstakes (Division IV) (l-r) Ms. Tafoya, Jose Almaguer, Nicolas Frias, Isaac Gomez, Alexander Frias, Anthony Rivas, Hugo Valdovinos and Adrian Mejia.
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Sophomore Boys (Division IV) (l-r) Billy Volmert, Isai Bolanos, Francisco Erazo, Jorge Hurtado, Jaime Vargas, Gerardo Rodriguez, Ivan Hurtado and Demitriouz Lozano.
Sophomore Boys (Division IV) (l-r) Billy Volmert, Isai Bolanos, Francisco Erazo, Jorge Hurtado, Jaime Vargas, Gerardo Rodriguez, Ivan Hurtado and Demitriouz Lozano.
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On Tuesday, October 16, the team invited the league to challenge the home course at the Fillmore school farm and competed for the final Tri-Valley League rankings before the league championship. The boys’ varsity placed second to Oak Park who is now tied with the Flashes in league while the girls maintained their 4th place spot. The junior varsity girls maintain 3rd in league but improved their score by 20 points. The junior varsity boys also find themselves in 2nd place overall in league.

Climbing Mt. SAC
On Friday the team packed up their lunches and headed to one of the biggest and most prestigious cross country races in the nation as they headed to Walnut, Ca for the Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invitational. The results were nothing short of amazing.

The best performances of the day came from the Boy’s sweepstakes race and the JV National Championship race. Your Fillmore Flashes Cross Country teams won both races.

In a nail biter that came down to the finish the varsity boys managed to edge out Salesian by a narrow 4 point margin. Hugo Valdovinos surged to the forefront to finish 7th overall with a very impressive 15:55. Alexander Frias and Anthony Rivas finished 12th and 13th at 16:12 while Isaac Gomez was 28th at 16:33. Jose Almaguer and Adrian Mejia placed 30th and 31st at 16:36. The rising super star, Nicolas Frias, placed 55th with a clocking of 17:05 to round out the boys’ varsity team.

The JV boys’ race was an excellent example of pack tactics as Frank Chavez, Justin Beach, and Vincent Chavez placed 3rd, 4th, and 5th with Frank recording a 17:17 and Beach and Chavez at 17:31 and 17:32. Jovani Oregon was 13th at 17:45 and David Enriquez finished in 17:51 at 15th place. Finishing together to round out the team were Sammy Martinez and Mario Gaspar at 26th and 27th in 18:26

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Perce's Kenpo Karate Studio of Fillmore had it's annual karate tournament October 6, 2012 at Fillmore Middle School. The karate tournament had over 129 students competing from Ventura county, and Arizona. The results from Perce's Kenpo Karate students are as follow: forms divisions: 4-5 yrs. White belt 1st place Brody Addison, 2nd place Edward Sumaran, 3rd place Gabrielle Perce, 4th place Diego Ibarra. 6-7 yrs. White-Yellow belt participation Juan Castro, and Eugena Serna. 7-8 yrs. Yellow-Orange belt participation Ariana Benson.

10-11yrs. White-Yellow belt 4th place Alex Serna. 8-10 yrs. Orange-Purple belt 4th place Julie Vasquez. 7-8 yrs. Purple-Blue belt 3rd place Ty Morris. 8-9 yrs. Purple-Blue belt 4th place Aaron Carranza, participation Zackary Addison. 11-13 yrs. Purple-Blue belt 3rd place Crystal Pinedo, participation Cesar Lopez, 6-8 yrs. Green belt participation Austin Gunter. 8-9 yrs. Green-brown belt 3rd place Justice Rodriguez, 4th place Erasmo Salazar, participation Dave Bustos. 10-12 yrs. Green belt 4th place Samantha Gunter, participation Emiliano Pinedo, Gabriel Meza.

11-13 yrs. Green-brown belt 1st place Faith Bustos, participation Michael Morris. 16-21yrs. brown-black belt 3rd place Anthony Murray, 4th place Marcos Meza. Showmanship division results: 1st place Austin Gunter, 3rd
place Gabriel Meza, 4th place Emiliano Pinedo. Sparring results: 8-9 yrs. White-Orange belt 4th place Camilio Torres. 8-10 yrs. Green-Brown belt 1st place Justice Rodriguez, 3rd place Dave Bustos. 9-12 yrs. Green-Black belt participation Emiliano Pinedo. 12-14 yrs. Blue-Jr. Black belt 3rd place Angel Rodriguez, 4th place Michael Morris. Adults all belts 4th place Javier Rodriguez. For more information on training call Perce's Kenpo Karate at 524-6870.