Woodmore junior Kathy Reynolds won a Gold Medal at the International Junior Cup karate tournament and finished third at the USA Open in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Reynolds competed in the -55 kilogram weight class at the International Junior Cup on March 29. She defeated her opponent in the finals by a score of 9-1. During five rounds of matches, Reynolds outscored her opponents, 28-2.
|Woodmore junior Kathy Reynolds at the top of the medal
stand after winning Gold at the Junior International Cup.
The International Junior Cup and USA Open are held back to back to give the athletes traveling to Las Vegas two of the largest karate competitions in North America in one weekend. The events were attended by elite karate competitors from 50 countries.
Reynolds also competed on Easter Sunday in the USA Open in the -59 KG division. After dominating the first three rounds, she lost a tough match to a Mexican competitor in the semifinal. Reynolds went on to win the bronze medal match with a score of 8-1.
Reynolds next competition will be at the Rocky Mountain State Championships in Louisville, Colorado.