Prep Wrapup: Cheng and Lowell win fourth straight boys fencing titles
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Fencing: AAA championships
Lowell senior Alex Cheng can now he can say he is the most accomplished fencer in Academic Athletic Association history.
With a 15-8 win over Wallenberg’s Rafael Musni on Saturday at Washington High School, Cheng became the first fencer in Academic Athletic Association history (competition goes back to 1963) to win four consecutive individual titles. He also led the Cardinals, who went undefeated in the regular season, to their fourth straight boys team title.
Cheng’s teammate Ofri Harlev finished third, Washington’s Steven Lu placed fourth and Wallenberg’s Nicholas Toy secured fifth place.
On the girls side, Lowell’s Rachael Ferguson defeated teammate Monica Lee 15-5 to win the individual title and the Cardinals also clinched the girls team title for the second year in a row. Lowell’s Jayne Stewart finished third and teammate Jackie Woo took fifth, while Convent’s Isabelle Pinard broke up the Lowell party in fourth place.
Boys Tennis: University 3, Marin Academy 2
With both teams heading into the final match of the regular season with 6-0 records in Bay Counties League West play, the Red Devils edged the Wildcats in a 3-hour match to clinch the regular-season title on Friday at Golden Gate Park.
University’s Cole Miller took the first match 6-2, 7-5 to put the Red Devils up early, but Marin Academy took the next singles match and the first doubles match to take a 2-1 lead. The Red Devils tied the match up with a 6-2, 6-1 doubles win by JD Case and Zach Lusk, then University freshman Danny Fishman-Engel sealed the match with a comeback win in the final singles match.