Columbia HS fencing teams advance to Elite 8 of State Championship

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School boys and girls fencing teams both advanced to the Elite 8 Round of the State Championship this past week.

On Thursday, February 7, the girls team beat Bergen Tech with a score of 15-12, clinching at 14-10.  The boys team followed suit on Friday, February 8, with a win over Watchung Hills and the identical 15-12 score,  also clinching at 14-10.

The girls team now faces third seed Morris Hills on Monday, February 11, while the boys will fence against second seed Ridge on Tuesday, February 12.

Photos courtesy of Randi Mandelbaum