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3:26 AM Thu, Nov. 22nd

Local fencers slay medals

PRESCOTT – Several fencers from Salle d'Escrime of Prescott participated in the Arizona Division qualifying competition in Tempe over the weekend.

Three won medals and automatically qualify for nationals this July in Sacramento, Calif.

This past weekend, Michael Fenech, 14, earned the bronze medal in junior Sabre. Joshua Bodine, 17, won gold in open Epee, and in the 14-and-under Epee division, Hans Miles, 13, won the silver medal.

Salle d'Escrime will also send two epee teams to nationals, one for juniors and one for the open competition.

For information on fencing classes or activities at the Prescott Racquet Club, call 778-0708, or Pat Waples at 776-7150.