Atascocita 9-year-old wins her division in USA Taekwondo championship
Posted by Camron Nutt
September 25, 2022
Seconds away from defeat, an Atascocita fifth grader dug deep and kicked her way to a narrow win at the 2022 USATKD National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah, earning a national taekwondo title.
Lillie Jeffero, who attends Oaks Elementary in Humble ISD, was down four points to her third-seed opponent Abby Cullen of Virginia in the waning moments of the third round. Lillie handily won the first round, and then lost the second round. She was gassed.
Original Story From Houston Chronicle