Sombia Newton competes in the Battle on the Island taekwondo tournament Saturday.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Sombia Newton competes in the Battle on the Island taekwondo tournament Saturday. (Photo by John Fisken)

Athletes square off in taekwondo tournament

Members of Armstrong’s ATA Martial Arts from Oak Harbor and Clinton met in the middle — Coupeville — along with 250 of their “friends” for Battle on the Island Saturday, Feb. 24.

This B Level taekwondo tournament, which included regional athletes 3 years and older from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Canada, was the first of its kind on the island, according to Robert Armstrong, tournament director.

Several forms of taekwondo, some including weapons, were included in the tournament, which featured eight events.

Cameron Breaux. (Photo by John Fisken)

Cameron Breaux. (Photo by John Fisken)

Gavin Baker.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Gavin Baker. (Photo by John Fisken)

Karissa Napoli.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Karissa Napoli. (Photo by John Fisken)

Layla Skaggs.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Layla Skaggs. (Photo by John Fisken)

Luna Gil-Osorio.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Luna Gil-Osorio. (Photo by John Fisken)

Trevor Fleming.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Trevor Fleming. (Photo by John Fisken)

Weston Dill.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Weston Dill. (Photo by John Fisken)

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