Billy York, Mexia High School class of 1988, competed March 19 in the AAU Freestyle Judo National Championships in Denhem Springs, La. York competed in the mens master’s group and placed second in that group.
The event was hosted by Wall To Wall Martial Arts located in Watson, La. York said judo takes dedication and hard work. “Never give up on your dreams,” he said. “They may change over time, but that should not discourage you.”