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Forge Team Competes at USA Fencing Charlotte North American Cup

Forge Fencing Club & Academy sent 10 athletes to Charlotte, NC to compete in the final USA Fencing North American Cup of the 2021-2022 Fencing Season. Forge Fencing had athletes competing in Cadet, Junior, and Division 2 events in men’s and women’s saber.

Justin Mol & Matthew Chaves preparing for competition

The breakout performance of the weekend was Matthew Chaves in Junior Men’s Saber. Matthew (Junior, Durham Academy) put together and impressive 6-0 performance in the first round and went one to a final 34th place out of over 240 athletes. Matthew’s finish earned him a lot on the Junior National Rolling Points list.

Forge Fencing Charlotte NAC Team:

  • Tyson Deck
  • Matthew Chaves
  • Anna Schikore
  • Elina Wunnava
  • Elora Wunnava
  • Cathleen Randall
  • Josh Sun
  • Justin Mol
  • Spencer Mol
  • Phoebe Todd

Forge Fencing Academy currently has 18 athletes qualified for USA Fencing’s Summer Nationals & July Challenge, to be held July 2-11 in Minneapolis, MN.

Matthew Chaves & Tyson Deck have been club leaders this season with tournament travel. Tyson Deck (right) is ranked #2 in Y14 Men’s Saber in Region 6.