Ridge Boys Fencing Beats Wayne Hills in State Championship Semi-Finals

Will Gaziano (left) went 3-0 in foil  Credits: J.Wang
Sebastian Tirado (right) wins 3 foil bouts Credits: J.Wang
Cameron Shadpoor (left) wins 2 foil bouts Credits: J. Wang
Felix Yin (left) scores on his opponent Credits: J. Wang
Paul Molander (left) went 2-0 in epee Credits: J.Wang
Epee fencer Alex Wang (left) wins 2 bouts for Ridge Credits: J.Wang
Alex Wang gets advice from coach JinJun Shen Credits: J.Wang
Andrew McGowan (right) wins his bout in saber Credits: J. Wang
Charlie King (left) posts a win in epee Credits: J. Wang

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Ridge boys fencing team beat Wayne Hills 15-12 in the semi-finals of the State Championship tournament held at Ridge High School on Wednesday, Feb. 17.  

The Ridge foil squad led the way by winning eight of their nine bouts.

Winning match-ups for Ridge included Will Gaziano (3-0), Sebastian Tirado (3-0), and Cameron Shadpoor (2-1).  

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Also winning bouts were Andrew McGowan in Saber, and in epee Felix Yin (1-1), Paul Molander (2-0), Alex Wang (2-0), and Charlie King( 1-0).

Undefeated Ridge will fence Bernards for state championship next Wednesday

The Red Devils remain undefeated at 12-0 and will now fence Bernards for the State Championship title on Wednesday, February 24, at Morris Hills HS at 7:30 pm. 

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