Fencers do well at Middlebury tournament
MIDDLEBURY — Eight local fencers earned medals on March 1 and 2 at the 21st annual Middlebury Open, which was held at Middlebury Union Middle School.
Two earned gold, Vermont Fencing Association coach Viveka Fox of Addison in Veterans Foil and Weybridge’s Ryan Bagley in two youth categories.
Gold, silver and two bronzes were awarded in each event. The medal winners were:
Open Foil (40 competitors): 1. Marc-Antoine Brodeur, Montreal;2. David Parker, University of Vermont;3. Michael Walsh, Boston, and Birk Rivait, Richmond.
Unrated Men’s Foil (12 competitors): 1. Matthew Foster, R.I.; 2. Scott Colati, N.H.;3. R. Lou Martinez, S. Burlington, and Gabriello Lewis, Burlington.
Unrated Women’s Foil (7 competitors): 1. Jackie Mazzone, N.H.;2. Jennifer Dunn, UVM; 3. Kate Demos, N.Y., and Kristina Ohl, Middlebury College.
Youth Foil (13 competitors): 1. Ryan Bagley, Weybridge; 2. Isidora Bailly-Hall, Burlington; 3. Kaeli Brack, N.Y.andWill Laflamme, Maine.
Veterans Foil (10 competitors): 1. Viveka Fox, Addison; 2. William Craig, Norwich; 3. John Krauss, Maine, and Chris Lamontagne, Norwich.
Open Epee (54 competitors): 1. David Horak, Norwich; 2. Rivait, Richmond; 3. Gerald Duffy, N.H., and Alexander Kite, New Haven.
Unrated Men’s Epee (14 competitors): 1. Andrew Beaupre, Hyde Park; 2. Michael Balch, Norwich; 3. Isaac Solheim, Shelburne, and Elias Wyncoop, Orwell.
Unrated Women’s Epee (7 competitors): 1. Jane Goodwin, Stockbridge; 2. Anne Rossi, Maine; 3. Catherine Gagnon, N.Y., and Scarlett Moore, N.Y.
Scarlett Youth Epee (6 competitors): 1. Bagley, Weybridge; 2. Brack, N.Y.; 3. Will Nop, Salisbury, and Peter Wolosinski, Middlebury.
Veterans’ Epee (21 competitors): 1. Raymond Schuppe, S. Burlington; 2. Daniel Crocket, Essex; 3. Donald Selby, Middlebury, and Carlo Giuliani, Montreal.
Open Saber (17 competitors): 1. Troy Ford, N.Y; 2. Roderick Meagher, N.Y.;3. Bailey Mitchell, Mass., andDavid Parker, UVM.
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