In the Boys’ Senior Sabre, Ross Viljoen (PH LVI) gave a consistently exceptional performance throughout the day, just missing out on a medal by one hit!
Arthur Cheng (I LVI) and Charlie Godman (M LVI) gave top class performances in the Senior Epee, finishing 8th and 15th respectively in a strong field of epeeists
In the Senior Foil, Marco Lee (I V) was disappointed to miss out on a medal position, losing 10-7 in his final direct elimination fight and finishing in 11th place. But this was still a very creditable performance.
In the Junior Foil, Scott Reynolds (Rb V) fenced consistently well throughout the day and raised his game to finish in 20th place, losing his direct elimination fight 15-13.
Lucy Petch (MSH UVI) also fenced extremely well and was unlucky to lose her direct elimination fight 15-13, taking 10th place in the Girls’ Senior Sabre.
On Sunday 23rd March, Ross Viljoen and Charlie Godman gave outstanding performances in the West Midlands Boys’ Under-18 Sabre qualifier for the British Youth Championships, gaining 2nd and 3rd places respectively. They have won through to the National Finals, to be held in Sheffield in May.
Earlier this term Marco Lee and Scott Reynolds secured places in the National Finals of the Foil, and Arthur Cheng and Jeff Pun won through to the National Finals of the Epee.
Public Schools' Championships Results
Boys' Senior Foil (96 entries)
11th Marco Lee
Boys' Junior Foil (130 entries)
20th Scott Reynolds
65th Matti Owen-Sinclair
76th Alec Barnes
Boys' Senior Epee (94 entries)
8th Arthur Cheng
15th Charlie Godman
69th Tom Creamer
Boys' Senior Sabre (62 entries)
5th Ross Viljoen
23rd Jonty Small
42nd Benson Chang
55th Tom Miller
Girls' Senior Sabre (18 entries)
10th Lucy Petch