Hutchinson’s Ashley Breitkreutz earned a spot on Team USA at the Amateur Athletic Union’s National Karate Championship in Fort Lauderdale, the last week of June.

The silver medal Breitkreutz won in national competition earned her a shot at the World Union of Karate-Do Federations Championship, also held in Florida, July 6. In world competition, Breitkreutz was among more than 30 contestants from around the globe.