Luben J, Ian L, Christi N and Katie V R all competed in the Georgia Games this weekend. The tournament included the regional qualifier for the Division 1A National Championships this summer. Division 1A events are open to fencers of all ratings, and as this was a national qualifier, there there were A and B rated fencers from all over the country competing.
In the Division 1A Women’s Epee event, Katie came 5th earning a place in the Division 1A National Championship (she had already qualified for Division II). As the highest placed fencer in the event from Georgia, Katie is the Women’s Division 1A Epee State Champion! Christi finished 13th in the same event and was the 6th highest placed Georgia fencer.
In the C and Under Senior Mixed Epee event, Luben came 3rd, winning a bronze medal and his “D” rating. As the highest placed Georgia fencer in the event, Luben is the C and Under Epee State Champion! Katie finished 6th in the same event (third in the state) and Ian finished 12th (6th in the state).
In the Junior (Under 20) Mixed Epee event, Katie finished 11th (5th in the state) and Luben finished 13th (7th in the state).
Ian also competed in Foil and Saber, finishing 11th (second in the state) in the C and Under Senior Mixed Saber event, 18th (5th in the state) in Junior Mixed Saber, and 22nd (7th in the state) in C & Under Mixed Foil.
Congratulations to all four of you!