Today, six RDF fencers traveled across the state for the Sioux City Challenge. Julia took out Sarah in the direct elimination round of Women’s Epee and went on to tie for 3rd, while Sarah ended 7th. Unfortunately, Lily had to withdraw after the women’s pool round. In Mixed Epee, Nick finished 12th, earning his E17 classification, Sarah was 13th, Julia ended 17th, Alex was 19th, and Daniel came in 23rd.
Yesterday, RDF fencers Sarah and Alex fenced in the November to Remember D & Under tournament in Lincoln, NE. Sarah brought home a 3rd place medal, and Alex ended 12th in his 2nd tournament ever.
RDF fencers also traveled to Omaha today to fence in the Fall Steel tournament for fencers classified as D and below. Unfortunately, Julia and Lily ended up having to fence each other in their first direct elimination match, but it was a well-fenced bout. Julia went on to tie for 3rd place, and Lily finished tied for 13th. Full results: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=38473
RDF fencer Kaden traveled to Kansas City and competed in the HFA Halloween Epee tournament today. He had a tough pool, but won his first direct elimination bout and finished 8th! Full results: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=37711
Today RDF fencer Lily competed at the Rocky Mountain RYC in Denver! It was a small but challenging event. Full results: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=37309
Last Sunday, one of our fencers traveled to St. Louis to compete at the Daugherty Cup Super Youth Circuit tournament. Lily fenced well and finished 28th in a Y14 Women’s Epee event that included athletes from as far away as California, Texas, and Connecticut. Full results: http://livefencingresults.com/2017-2018/Daugherty-Youth-Cup-SYC-RCC/index.htm
Three RDF fencers traveled to Libertyville, IL for the Remenyik ROC on Sunday. Jim finished 26th in Senior Men’s Epee, and Julia was the highest-placing D-rated fencer at 21st in Senior Women’s Epee. Sarah also fenced Senior Women’s and ended 31st. Full results: http://livefencingresults.com/2017-2018/RemenyikRJCC-ROC/
On Sunday, two RDF fencers competed in Minneapolis at the Youth Athos tournament. Lily had a tough Y14 pool with a lot of the more experienced kids, but she won her first 15-point bout. She went down in the next match, but had started to figure out her opponent by the end, finishing 8th. Next, Evan fenced in the Y12 event, tying for 3rd at his first tournament.
For our first competition of the weekend, Kaden and Nick fenced at the Des Moines Dog Days tournament. After taking out several more-experienced fencers, Nick ended with the silver medal, and Kaden met his goal for his 15-point match, finishing 14th (or thereabouts – final results aren’t available yet) in his first senior (ages 13+) event!
Last Sunday, Sarah and Lily traveled to Iowa City for a small epee event. Sarah finished 1st and got some tournament practice before the next ROC, and Lily placed 5th in her first “open” event (for fencers ages 13 and up). Full results available here: https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=38119