Dunwoody High Tourney

From left, Dunwoody High School Assistant Principal Kimberly Wiles, Josie James, Sam James, and Principal Priscilla Cole celebrate the medals Dunwoody took home from the Sept. 28 Fencing League tournament.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Dunwoody High School sophomore Sam James won gold for the men’s team at the first fencing tournament of the season Sept. 28 at Milton. 

Freshman Josephine James earned silver for the women’s team. Hannah Soderberg, Gareth Payne, Megan Murphy, Jonathan Kopel, Taylor Taliaferro, Sara Gelber, Logan Norris and Honoka Miura earned additional points for the school. 

Dunwoody’s women captured six of the top 12 positions out of 43 at the tournament and four of the men’s fencers were in the top 11 out of 58. 

The women’s team is in fifth place out of 18 teams and the men’s is in seventh place out of 20 teams in the current overall standings of the 2019-20 Georgia High School Fencing League season.

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