(PHOTOS) CHS Girls Win State Fencing Championship

CHS Girls Fencing Win State Champs 14-13; clinched at 14-12. Boys lost 14-13 on the last bout.

The Columbia High School Girls Fencing Team beat Montgomery High, 14-13, last night to win the NJSIAA/Bollinger Championships at Morris Hills in Rockaway. It was the girls first state championship since 2008.

Boosting the girls to victory were Haley Hart, who went 3-0 in epee, Alexis Auer at 2-1 in epee, and Rachel Viqueira, who went 3-0 in foil.

Read the full story here on nj.com.

While the boys hoped to three-peat at the state championships, they lost to Mendham in a squeaker — 14-13. Standouts for Columbia included Andrew Kelly (3-0 in sabre) and Stowe Hammarberg (3-0 in sabre) and Jared LeBron (2-1 in foil).

Read the fulls story on the boys' match here.

lydia lacey March 01, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Great job both CHS fencing teams - many congratulations to the girls and their wonderful coaches!


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