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Team Lovato OKC BJJ Takes On IBJJF Houston Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 22, 2016

What an incredible weekend for Team Lovato as we had an incredible group take the journey to compete at the IBJJF Houston Open! There were 21 competitors & we were able to bring back: 7 gold, 7 silver, & 6 bronze medals!
The results are as following:
Tara Lawrenz - White Adult Female Heavy - 3rd
Justin Petty - White Master1 Male Middle - 3rd
Jordan Simms - Blue Adult Male Rooster - 1st
Dylan Nguyen - Blue Adult Male Rooster - 2nd
James Gillette Jr - Blue Adult Male Med Heavy - 1st
Dominique Brooks - Blue Adult Male Med Heavy - 3rd
Patrick Coffee - Blue Adult Male Heavy - 1st
Vanessa Cornejo - Blue Adult Female Feather - 1st
Michael Clark - Blue Master3 Male Ultra Heavy & Open Class - 3rd
Vinny Saenz - Purple Adult Male Light Feather - 2nd
Michael Salazar - Purple Adult Male Middle - 2nd
Zach Coffee - Purple Adult Male Heavy - 2nd
Justin Ternes - Purple Master2 Male Feather - 1st

Robbie Walsh - Purple Master2 Male Heavy & Open - 1st & 2nd

Jared Dopp - Black Adult Male Ultra Heavy & Open - 2nd & 3rd

Ben Baxter - Black Master1 Super Heavy & Open - 2nd & 1st

Congratulations to everyone that competed, showed tons of heart, & represented what Lovato Jiu Jitsu was all about! We are so proud of all the hard work that everyone has put in for our first major tournament as a team & cannot wait to see what lies ahead this year as move forward to our next challenge! A huge thank you to Professors Ben Baxter, Jared Dopp, & Eddie Saenz for coaching our warriors.
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