WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Boys and Girls fencing teams were back in action last week facing Somerville and Ridge.
The Boys team dominated Somerville with the foil squad leading the way with a record of 8-1. Dominic Heise, Henry Engel, and Zach Velling had two wins each and Logan McNulty and Pedro Ruizdiaz each contributed a win. The sabre squad also had a very successful day with 6 wins. The squad was led by Adam Korb with two wins followed by Allen Zu, Troy Cullen, and Jude Lee adding one win a piece. In epee, Daniel Shell and Michael Ramen won a bout each.
The Girls team continued to roll with a 20-7 victory. The sabre team impressed with a 7-2 record. Jenna Leski fenced ‘A’ strip, going a perfect 3-0 on the day. Jacqueline Lee added on two victories and Amanda Soliman added one more. The epee team also went 7-2 with Katelyn Bereheiko and Annika Schmidt going 2-0 and Julia Liaw, Sophia Su, and Maya Zhang each winning a bout. The girls foil team went 6-3 with Brooke Stanicki and Rachel Lee going 2-0 and Marta Savchuk adding one victory.
The Girls team later pushed their record to 4-1 with a 19-8 victory over Ridge. Jenna Leski went 3-0 at sabre with Amanda Soliman and Jacqueline Lee adding two victories a piece. The girls foil squad also went 7-2 with Brooke Stanicki going 2-0, Rachel Lee adding two victories, and Marta Savchuk adding one victory. At epee, Julia Liaw led the epee squad with two victories and Maya Zhang, Katelyn Bereheiko, and Nicole Locascio adding one victory a piece.
The Boys team had a tough time with Ridge, losing 8-19. The highlight was the performance of the epee squad going 6-3 on the day. Kyle Rokosny went 2-0 and Daniel Shell, Michael Raman, Max Kosempel, and Andrew Muller adding a victory a piece. Troy Cullen had a victory in sabre and Logan Mcnulty had a victory in foil. The Boys team now stands at 3-2 for the season.
Both teams will travel to Bernards High School on Tuesday and return home to face Pingry on Friday. All are invited to come out and support the WHRHS fencing warriors.