Martial Arts Victory

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Jarred Laskowski, age 7 (front and center) who has a yellow Belt at Tiger Kai Karate (located at the Spectrum Health Club in Blakely) recently won first place in Kata (a set pattern of blocks and strikes) and third place in weapons Kata (using Chinese fighting sticks) at the Toys for Tots Karate tournament recently held at the Chateau at Camelback in the Poconos. Jarred is the son of Stan Jr. and Marisol Laskowski of Carbondale and the grandson of Stan Sr. and Carol Laskowski of Throop and also the grandson of Frank and Maria Valenzulla of California. Other Tiger Kai members pictured are grandmaster Paul Hickey, master Brian Bowlby, master Mark Dodgson, Tyson Ketz and Dale Carey.

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