Blackbird Golden at Provincial Trials
Jewelian ended up meeting teammate Emilee Berdan (seeded #1 of the division) from Petrolia Taekwondo in the finals of the Junior Female Light Middleweight division (-59 kg). It was a close match tying with a 1-1 score at the end of 3 rounds. Jewelian was victorious in sudden death overtime with just seconds remaining in the round scoring a high section kick to win the match 4-1.
Jewelian also went on to compete in an exhibition match defeating a Female Junior Heavyweight (+68 kg) competitor 10-0.
Other members of the P.C.T. (Petrolia/Cobra’s Team) that competed at this event were Billy Schenk, earning bronze in the Junior Bantamweight (-51 kg) category, and Lauren Anderson who took silver in the Junior Lightweight (-52 kg) category and a bronze in the Senior Women’s Bantamweight (-53 kg) division.
Upcoming competitions for Blackbird in 2013 are Pan Am Championships in Mexico September 20-22, 2014 Provincial Team Trials Game 2 in Toronto October 6, and 2014 Canadian Junior National Team Trials in Montreal, Quebec November 30 and December 1.