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Sixth-grader wins Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu championship

By November 23, 2011

Angelo Tengan conquered his opponents at the Warrior's Quest Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Courtesy photo

Angelo Tengan, a sixth-grader at Sutter Middle School and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu student at El Dorado Hills Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, won the GI Division of the Warrior’s Quest Jiu-Jitsu Championships earlier this month.

Angelo came back from behind in points to win by a triangle submission in the finals of the tournament.

Angelo started learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about six months ago. He has made tremendous improvements in the last several months and did an incredible job preparing for this competition. He is a leader on the mat, always setting a good example for the younger students.

Angelo is also an outstanding student, receiving a 4.0 grade point average on his most current report card. He is a true example of both academic and scholastic success.

More information about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be found at edhbjj.com.

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