Wayne, NJ – Burnt Hills Middle School Seventh Graders, Randi & Dani Morris (12) from the Jason Morris Judo Center in Glenville were double medalists at the 1st North American Judo Championships in Wayne, NJ, September 11, 2022. Randi took a gold in the 11-12yrs. 52kg weight class and also won a silver in the 13-14yrs. 53kg division. Dani won gold in the 11-12 +52kg division then picked up a silver in the 13-14yrs. 58kg category. Burnt Hills High School Senior, Kyle Tran (17) won gold in the Cadet (15-17yrs) 60kg weight class  and also won a gold in the mens 60kg category. Burnt Hills High Graduate and Union college Freshman, Luke Munro (18) won a gold in the 18-20yrs 73kg division then picked up a bronze in the senior 73kg category. Melissa Myers performed very well winning senior gold at 70kg then captured gold in the women’s open division. Scotia High School Graduate, CJ Tenney (27) was also a double medalist winning a gold in the Novice 60kg weight class then won a silver in the elite 60kg category. Seth Woosley (23) took a silver in the 100kg brown belt division and Niskayuna High School Graduate, Joe Quinn (22) picked up a bronze in the novice 81kg weight class. Shenendehowa High School Graduate, Josh Falk (26) won a silver in the +100kg brown belt category to close out the JMJC medal count. On the same day while his teammates were in NJ, Kell Berliner (28) won an 81kg silver medal at the Santo Domingo Open in the Dominican Republic. Berliner jumped 15 slots on the International Judo Federations world ranking list with this result and moved from #109 up to #94.

Photo: Dani (left) and Randi Morris