Ridgefield academy students win at fencing

On March 17, the Ridgefield-based fencing academy Way of the Sword had a ‘Y-12’ tournament featuring 11 foil fencers from around the area. Ridgefield Academy students Owen Abrahamsen of Wilton, left, and Alex Safir of Ridgefield, right, earned the two highest seeds based on the results of their five preliminary (round-robin) morning matches, and then both won their respective quarterfinal and semifinal matches. Owen won silver and Alex won gold in the foil tournament.