vletter ell done to Battlehill Judo Clubs competitors in the fourth North East Grand Prix Competition held at Newbiggin Sports Center.
Four players moved up to new weight categories and fought well against strong opponents, Luke Anderson +66kg, Jenni Francis u40kg and Lydia Grieve u36kg.
Ellie Hutton moved from her usual u52kg into the u57kg group and was undefeated in her pool to secure the Gold.
Joe Carroll gave a good account of himself in a strong field of Junior boys u46kg's. Josh Stoneman won all his contests to take Gold in the u60kg group whilst Josh McKeown had five contests in the u66kg group to secure another Gold for the club.
Kiera Pentolfe battled through a group of ten competitors in the u32 Girls category and was defeated in the final to return with the Silver medal.
Megan Quinn won three from three fights in the +36kg event to secure the clubs fourth Gold of the day.

Some fine Judo was on display with competitors from 23 clubs from England and Scotland.

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