Judokas bring it to Amherst

Representing the Port Hawkesbury Judo Club in Amherst were (from left) Brien Langley, U12 Silver; Raya Matheson, U12 Bronze; Elliott Cooke, U16 Bronze; Reid Matheson, U14 Bronze; Kaleb Matheson, U10 Bronze; and John Langley, U10 Bronze. With them is coach Wayne Reynolds.

PORT HAWKESBURY: The Port Hawkesbury Judo Club recently visited the Amherst Invitational Judo Tournament.

“Amy [Cotton] came in last Thursday and she taught the kids a few tricks they used in the tournament,” said instructor Wayne Reynolds.

“It was a big tournament and the people who were there were quality people. We’re happy with silver and bronze.”

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Cotton was en route to Sydney for her induction to the Cape Breton Sports Hall of Fame. Cotton is a long-time friend of the Port Hawkesbury Club, and she trained there when first learning the sport. She later made her way to the Olympics.