Pelech & Lemay to Fence at Junior Olympics

Two fencers on the LHS-VHHS fencing team earned the right to represent Illinois at the Junior Olympics at the JO Qualifier Tournament held at New Tier High School on October 31st.

Brian Lemay, a junior at LHS, won the gold medal in the Junior men’s saber event, and Lia Pelech, a freshman at VHHS, won gold medals in both the Junior and Cadet women’s saber events.  With these wins Brian and Lia earned the right to compete in the 2016 Junior Olympics in Cleveland in February!

Congratulations Lia and Brian, and good luck at the JOs!!