Xavier Taekwondo Club hosted a tournament Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional gym.
More than 160 athletes and 22 coaches competed, representing 13 clubs from across the Maritimes.
“We also had 12 provincial and nationally certified officials for the event, some from as far away as Montreal,” Jeremy Reeve said.
He noted the tournament also served as the Nova Scotia provincial championships, as well as a qualification event for provincial athletes trying to compete at national events.
For the Xavier club, gold medal winners were Maggie MacDonald, Aidan MacDonald, Lucas MacLean, Jack Lowther, Molly Cooper, Tessa Pelrine, Jason MacEachern, Luke Allen, Keira MacDuff, Morgan Gauthier and Rebecca MacDonald.
Emily Stewart, Emma MacDonald, Chantelle Myers, Sam McCormick, Cassidy van de Wiel, Clayton van de Wiel, Jack Lukeman, Ewan MacDuff, Cole Allen, Ali Pelrine, Mark Lukeman, Bryce MacDonald and Leah Grant earned silvers.
Bronze medalists for the Xavier club were Rory Van Zupthen, Grant MacPhee, Zacuary Kelly, Lochlan Van Zutphen, Timothy Matthews and Nolan MacPhee.