Judo: Smithers athlete Joshua Bazell takes first place

Along with Reid Williams, Smithers owned the podium at the BC Winter Games, in the Judo competition...

by Samantha Lenz

Black Press

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Joshua Bazell, from Smithers, took first place in his individual judo competition being the only competitor in his class.

Judo’s Male-81 class, Reid Williams, from Smithers, took the gold, taking down opponents Curtis Eidridge (taking silver) and James Fischer (bronze) on Saturday at Albert McMahon Elementary. Medals will be presented at the following school at 2:45pm.