FRENCH’S Martial Art, in Samson, took part in the recent WA State Championships with a team of eager competitors in tow.
By the end of the tournament, those 17 competitors returned home with 17 medals, 10 of which were gold.
Shane McDonald, Matthew Davies, Brandon Calhoun, Maisie Davies, Raf Ongyui, Renee Ongyui, Cheyenne Alexander, Bradley Reeby, Kade Gizzarone and Diaz Gizzarone all returned with gold medals, while Alli Nokes, Matthew Summerfield, Colin J Caesar, Chris Maples, Dean Mallaburn, Rayne Stewart and Hayden White won silver.
Sam French said the result was unexpected but welcome.
“We’re very happy with all our fighters and patterns team,” she said.
“Now they’re getting excited to compete for WA in the national competition in Queensland next month.”