Fencers Wins Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at JV Fencing Championship

  • January 24, 2017

Members of the LHS-VHHS Fencing team and Great Lakes Fencing Academy had a great showing at the JV Fencing Championship at Marion Central Catholic High School last weekend bringing home four medals. Over 290 fencers from 14 high schools in IL, IN and WI competed.

Maggie Koberstein, from LHS won the Gold medal in the Women’s Saber event and earned a national rating from the U.S. Fencing Association.

Jacob Prusunski, from LHS, won the Silver medal in the Men’s Epee event.

Samatha Hansen and Giovana Mete, both from VHHS, tied for the Bronze medal in the Women’s Foil event.

Pictured above from L-R are Giovana Mete (VHHS), Sami Hansen (VHHS), Maggie Koberstein (LHS) and Jacob Prusynski (LHS).