The Xavier Fencing Varsity Team competed in the 3rd Lipa Academy for Math and Science Fencing Trophee held at Mt. Malarayat Golf and Country Club last September 26-27, 2015 in Lipa, Batangas. Almost 350 participants joined the annual and national fencing tournament sanctioned by the only governing body of fencing in the country, the Philippine Fencing Association.
Sandro Antonio Sia bagged the gold medal in the Boys Sabre U13 event, playing against his fellow Xaverian, Daniel Britanico in the final bout. Together with Robert Keenan Zialcita in the Sabre Team Event, the three managed to outplay their opponent with a landslide victory scoring 36-9 against Lipa Academy for Math And Science. The team also won the Bronze Medal in the U16 Team Event.
The gold medal drought ended this year for the Boys Foil Team comprised of Psalm Nathan Co, Anton Luigi Alianan, Juan Angelo Dizon, and Kirby Ezra Chua who won the Gold in the U16 Boys Foil Team Category. Juan Angelo Dizon also bagged the Bronze Medal in the U16 Boys Foil Individual event.
The Epee Team composed of Kyle Patrick Go, Senna Bustamante, Diego Achacoso, and Nathaniel Yap got the Silver medal in the U16 Epee Team Event.
The LAMS Fencing Trophee was participated by University of the Philippines, University of Sto. Tomas, De La Salle University, De La Salle Zobel, University of the East, Multiple Intelligence International School, British School Manila, Poveda College, Lipa Academy for Math and Science, QC-SEP Fencing Club, Manila Fencing Club, Cafe de Lipa Fencing Club and a lot more!
Thank you very much for always supporting the team! Luceat lux!