Thundercats Win 4 Medals and Title at JV Championship
The LHS-VHHS fencing team delivered a strong showing at the Great Lakes High School Junior Varsity Fencing Championships this weekend. We fought 296 fencers from 14 high school schools from three states. At the end of the day our fencers brought home 4 medals, 11 of our fencers finished in the top sixteen in their events, and our men’s sabre team bought home the Conference Junior Varsity Championship title in men’s sabre for the second year in a row.
Below are our results:
Tatum Scheibler, 6th place – Top Eight Medal
Evelyn Flores, 14th place
Jocelyn Stephenson, 18th place
Jessica Nudelman, 44th place
The women’s epee team had two fencers finish in the top 16 and one fencer who earned a medal. Our women’s epee team finished in 4th place overall in the event. Congratulations!
Men’s Epee – Gold Medal
Our men’s epee team finished with three fencers in the top 16 earning us a strong 2nd place just behind Stevenson. Nice job guys!
Andrew Bringle – 1st place Gold Medal
Forrester Cotterman – 10th
Avi Limer – 13th
Remy Price – 22nd
Tore Posterli – 34th
Michael Chamoun – 55th
Great work Andrew! That was an exciting gold medal bout to watch, and congratulations to Forrester and Avi for finishing in the top sixteen.
Our women’s sabre team had two top sixteen finishes, with Julia finishing just shy of the top eight. The women’s sabre team finished 5th at this event. Nice work!
Julia Thurau, 10th place
Megan Isberg, 14th place
Heena Singh, 24th place
Men’s Sabre – 2014-2015 Junior Varsity Champions
Anchored by Bryan Weiss’ 2nd place finish, the men’s sabre team won the Great Lakes Fencing Conference Junior Varsity Championship for the second year in a row. Our fencers won an amazing 6 of the top 16 spots to earn us a total score of 28 and a decisive victory over fencing powerhouses like Stevenson, Culver and New Trier. Great work men!
Bryan Weiss – 2nd Place Silver Medal
Tim Johnston – 7th Place, Top Eight Medal
Jesse Oh – 9th place
Dylan Boyle – 10th place
Joe Fusco – 11th place
Jack Liang – 20th place
Marty Brannaman – 21st place
Will Fryrear – 25th place
Michael Hegwood – 44th place
Cannon Classen – 49th place
Max Lynch – 55th place
Luke Brady – 59th place
Fencers, your hard work and commitment this season really paid off. In total the team earned four medals and a second JV Championship title so Coach Dave, Coach Misha and I could not be more proud of all of you! Congratulations!