Match Report
Saint Ronan's School Mixed-U12A vs  Gad's Hill School
On: Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018
Venue: at Home

Our junior A team was a mix of more seasoned fencers and newbies. We had Harry C and Justin K representing the former and Felix G and Alex G in the latter camp. Right from the start we had some problems: though we attacked well, the hits were all too similar so Gad’s Hill, who were more experienced, soon were able to parry and turn our attacks against us. Harry secured a first, slim victory with his clear attacks, but after that we played a catching-up game. Alex used his reach to bring home his attacks, Justin fought valiantly and stormed forwards and Felix moved in and out of the opponents’ reach to secure hits. It soon became clear, however, this was a match we couldn’t win and it ended 34-45.

In the second match, facing the junior B team, we got off to a slow start, but then caught up spectacularly with Justin scoring 13 points to bring us into a 30-28 lead. We lost this subsequently, and the match, a close 42-45.