Patel brothers net top honors

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 25, 2018

Andalusia Isshinryu Karate students Taj and Dhilan Patel recently came away with strong finishes at the Battle of Cumberland Gap, held in Middlesbrough, Ky.

Taj came away with a first place finish in weapons. He also had a pair of second place finishes in youth black belt kata and sparring.

Taj was also awarded the Youth Kata Grand Championship.

It was his second grand championship in a month’s time after winning the honor recently in Mississippi.

Taj’s younger brother Dhilan picked up a second place finish in yellow belt kata.