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Date Posted... Mar 18th 2019

Record Year at the Public Schools' Fencing Championships

A 14 strong team travelled to Crystal Palace in London last week to compete in the largest fencing competition in the country, the Public Schools’ Fencing Championships. This year we dominated every category our fencers entered and secured the Brian Howes and Johnson cup, securing our position yet again as the number 1 public school at sabre fencing in the country.

Full individual results are as follows:

Boys’ Mount-Haes Sabre 
Gold: Henry Martin, Truro School
Silver: Amari Lawal, Truro School
Bronze: Sam Cox, Truro School

Boys’ Junior Sabre 
Gold: Darcy Holdsworth, Truro School
Silver: Roman Norris, Truro School
Bronze: Max Cromie, Truro School
5th: Jack Wong, Truro School

Boys’ Senior Sabre 
Gold: Luke Haynes, Truro School

Girls’ Mount-Haes Sabre 
Silver: Lexie Craze, Truro School
9th: Aimee Whitelegg, Truro School

Girls’ Junior Sabre
Gold: Leanne Chan, Truro School

Girls’ Senior Sabre
Gold: Maia Fashokun, Truro School
Silver: Hannah O’Reilly, Truro School
7th: Molly Wood, Truro School

The combined points score of the individual results were put towards the team trophies and were all the more impressive as we only competed on one of the three days and in one weapon category only.

Johnson Cup (combined scores of last 8 results) 
Champions

Brian Howes Sabre Trophy (combined scores of last 8 results) 
Champions

Queenswood team cup (combined senior results) 
2nd

Crystal Palace Plate (girls’ results team trophy) 
3rd

Paddy Power Cup (combined results from all junior events) 
Champions

Pearson Cup 
Champions

Hymers College Cup (boys’ and girls’ schools’ trophy with fewer than 31 entrants) 
Champions

Overall combined results trophy 
3rd