Selkirk Judo Club

Four Selkirk Judo Club Fighters Earn Provincial Championships

The Selkirk Judo Club hosted the Provincial Judo Championships at the Lord Selkirk High School on December 3, 2016.  Eleven competitors from the Selkirk Club competed and the team finished with 4 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals.

Winning his sixth consecutive provincial championship was Damien Ekosky (17, black belt).  He won gold in U21 Men under 73 kg.  Justin Ekosky (15, brown belt) won his second straight provincials.  This year, his victory came in U18 Men under 73 kg.

In Senior Men Advanced, Julien Mitchell (23, black belt), a multiple times provincial champion and former U21 national champion (2011), won gold in under 100 kg.  Joey Kuch (17, brown belt) also struck gold in the over 100 kg division.

Here is the complete results list for Selkirk athletes:

Justin Ekosky

Gold

U18 under 73 kg

Damien Ekosky

Gold

U21 under 73 kg

Julien Mitchell

Gold

Senior Men Advanced  under 100 kg

Joey Kuch

Gold

Senior Men Advanced over 100 kg

Lennon Kuch

Silver

U16 under 73 kg

Maddison Orvis

Silver

U18 under 57 kg

Schaelyce Kopp

Silver

U18 under 63 kg

Loki Johnson

Silver

U18 under 73 kg

Connor Macfarlane

Bronze

U16 under 73 kg

Bailey Malinowski

Bronze

U18 under 73 kg

Aaron Haak

Bronze

U18 under 81 kg