Newark Academy’s Abby Parker ’19 and Michael Pyo ’22 place first in District 3 Fencing Championships

Sophomore fencer Michael Pyo went undefeated in nine bouts to win the individual foil and lead Newark Academy to a third-place finish in the team competition at the District 3 Championship on Sunday in Livingston, N.J. With a 46, NA finished in front of Christian Brothers (45) and Gov. Livingston (41). NA senior fencer Abby Parker placed first in the individual saber on the girls’ side. In the final tally, the boys' team is in the State Tournament, two squads going to Squad States, and three individuals - Abby, Michael and Unna Nellutla '19 - going to Individual State Championships.