Latrobe martial arts academy places in tourney

Ground Zero Pittsburgh, a martial arts academy in Latrobe, recently competed in the WVGO Brazilian Jiu Jitsu State Championship Grappling Tournament in West Virginia with several members placing in the top three in different divisions. They included Jeremy Kosicek, Joe Jones, Sam Monville (first in Masters White Belt), Jeff Roble (first in Masters White Belt, second in Adult White Belt), Jeff Straight, John Lindstrom (second in Adult White Belt) and Aaron Williams (third in Adult White Belt). In all, the academy had 20 wins. Missing from photo are Christian Hirak (first in TeenGi and NoGi) and Brett Bumar (second in Adult White Belt).

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