HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - Chatham senior captain Jess Pompeo won the 2017 District 1 girls sabre championship on Saturday at Hackettstown High.
Pompeo won seven straight bouts to win the District 1 title, the first-ever district championship for a Chatham girl fencer.
Pompeo placed third among A-strip fencers to qualify for the District 1 Sabre individual competition. She lost her first individual bout before reeling off seven victories in a row to take the title.
Pompeo advances to the individual state tournament.