Fencers and Swimmers Win Championships

Jan 27, 2020

The Girls’ Fencing Sabre Squad captured the NJSIAA District 5 Championship yesterday in the competition held at Montgomery High School. The team consists of (from left): Kathryn Sebastian ’22, Bailey Butterworth ’20, Rachel Liu ’20, Skye Mada ’22, and Sreehita Hajeebu ’23. The team will next compete in the NJSIAA State Squad Championships on February 23 at North Hunterdon High School.

In addition, the Girls’ Fencing team finished third and qualified for the NJSIAA team tournament. They will participate in a preliminary round match on February 4

Skye Mada won gold and Rachel Liu won gold and bronze medals respectively in the individual saber competition. They will next compete in the NJSIAA individual championships on March 1 at Livingston High School.

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The South Jersey Interscholastic Swimming Association Championships were held Saturday at Gloucester County Institute of Technology.

The Girls’ Swimming team finished 4th out of 19 teams in Division B. Leading the way and winning individual events were Allison Fenska ’21 (100 butterfly gold, 50 freestyle silver) and Christina Levins ’21 (100 breaststroke gold, 200 IM bronze). In addition, the team of Fenska, Levins, Ava Parker ’22, and Jalyn Lawrence ’21 won bronze in the 200 medley relay.

On the boys’ side, Peter Xia ’22 won a bronze medal and set a Friends Schools League and MFS record with a time of 1:57.39 in the 200 IM. Santo Messina ’20 also set a school record with a time of 57.74 in the 100 butterfly.

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