Local fencers medal at regional tournament

Two Carmel Valley fencers took home some hardware in the USA Fencing Super Youth Circuit regional tournament at the San Diego Fencing Center on Dec. 7-9.

Fencers Maria Mozhaeva and Nathan Qiu. Courtesy

Nathan Qiu,11, won silver in youth 12 men's saber fencing and 14-year-old Maria Mozhaeva won bronze in youth 14 women's saber fencing. The pair have been fencing with La Jolla Fencing Academy for less than two years.

The fencing academy is owned by Carmel Valley residents Dmitriy and Olga Guy.

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