Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sisters Win Top Places at Taekwondo Championship


Jessica Neal (left) and older sister Cassandra Neal.

Carroll Elementary fourth-grade student Jessica Neal, 10 years old, won first place at the Texas State USAT Taekwondo Championship in the 10-11 year-old sparring competition held last weekend at the Gaylord Texan. This marked Neal’s third consecutive gold medal finish for the NTA Colleyville Taekwondo Competitive team under the direction of Master Jonathan Hardwick.

Neal’s older sister Cassandra, a, 8th grader at Dawson Middle School, took third place in the 15-17 year-old World Class Sparring Division in the Texas State USAT Taekwondo Championship. With this finish Cassandra Neal, 14, qualifies for the World Class National Olympic team at the National Taekwondo tournament in San Jose in July.