2019 District 2: Boys and Girls are #1!
The Ridge High School girls and boys fencing teams each took home the overall team titles at Saturday’s District 2 Championships at North Hunterdon High School on Saturday, January 26th.
In the Girls Squad competition, the epee and foil squads both took first place, and the sabre squad finished in second place.
In the Boys Squad competitions, the epee squad captured first, Foil squad second, and Sabre squad third.
The following Red Devil fencers qualified for State Individual Championships on March 3 in Livingston: Allen Marakov (Epee), Eric Liu (Foil), Casper Mika (Sabre), Arianna Minassian (Epee), Diya Kulkarni (Epee), Liz Yugov (Foil) and Nastassja Kuznetsova (Sabre).
The Red Devils are really on a roll and hope to keep the momentum as they begin the first round of State Competition on Feb. 7 (girls) and Feb. 8 (boys).
(Girls Varsity photo: Front Row (l-r) – Madison Clowes, Erica Chang, Lucy Liao, Andrea Tirado, Sameera Mathias
Back Row (l-r) – Diya Kulkarni, Elizabeth Chan, LeeAnn Choi, Coach Calderone, Liz Yugov, Arianna Minassian, Coach Pernia, Nastassja Kuznetsova, Jillian Yao, Caroline Sha)
(Boys Varsity photo: Coach Pernia, Ryan Watkins, Clark Kokenge, Antony Groshnikov, Eric Liu, Casper Mika, Jack Browne, Advaith Rege, Ryan Shadpoor, Coach Calderone)