Saturday, September 21, 2019 Fencing Tournament at College of the Desert

Hi to All!

The first tournament of the 2019-2020 San Bernardino Division took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at College of the Desert.

All our DFA competitive fencers were there, and two fencers made their maiden voyage, Evan Nicol in saber and Jane White in epee.

DFA Saber Team (l-r): Dennis Stephen, Evan Nicol (making his tournament debut), Dominic Whittaker, Dagmar Quintero, Coach Leslie Taft, Dan Qu.
Men’s Foil (l-r): 3rd, Theo Fernandez (Polytechnic), 2nd, Edward Lee (Polytechnic), 1st, Samuel Johnson-Lacoss (Polytechnic, 3rd, Paul Zappia (Desert Fencing Academy). Samuel earned his E19 rating!
Men’s Epee (l-r): 5th, Dennis Stephen, Desert Fencing Academy, earned is D19 rating, Frank Hewitt, Cabrillo, 3rd,David Polakoski, Encinitas Fencing Academy, 2nd, Algernon Clay, South Coast Fencing Center, earning his C19 rating, 1st, Henry Li, Team Touche, earning his B19 rating.
Women’s Epee (l-r): 2nd, Felicia Beardsley, 1st, Sarah Hepler (San Luis Highlanders Fencing Club), 3rd, Jane White (Desert Fencing Academy). This was Jane’s debut fencing tournament!
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