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Team USA Wins Seven Medals in Y14 Division, Named Overall Team Champion

05/31/2011, 9:46am CDT
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(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Team USA concluded the Pan American Youth Championships in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico with seven additional medals in the Y14 division and the overall team title on Monday.

With just over 40 athletes competing in 18 divisions, Team USA won 33 medals to lead the overall team ranking, placing the United States ahead of host nation Mexico and third place Chile.

Team USA continued its dominance of the boys’ foil competition on Monday in which Mohamed Hassan (St. Louis, Mo.) defeated Nolen Scruggs (Ozone Park, N.Y.) to win the gold medal and Yueh-Ting Tsai (Salt Lake City, Utah) earned the bronze.

In the girls’ epee division, Madeline Antekeier (Houston, Texas) won the silver medal after a final bout loss to Guadalupe Cruz (MEX).

Madeline Curzon (Sherwood, Ore.) advanced to the finals of the girls’ saber division as well where lost to Julieta Toledo (MEX) in the finals and earned the silver medal.

After winning gold in the Y12 foil division on Sunday, 11-year-old Xiao-Qing Tsai (Salt Lake City, Utah) earned a bronze medal in the girls’ Y14 foil.

Khai Fujita (Garden Grove, Calif.) also earned a bronze medal following his third place finish in the boys’ saber division.

Top-eight and U.S. results are as follows:

Boys’ Y14 Epee
1. Juvenal Alarcon (CHI)
2. Ignacio Haghenbeck (MEX)
3. Jorge Diaz (MEX)
3. Khai Fujita (Garden Grove, Calif.)
5. Gregory Rebus (GPE)
6. Emiliano Arguelles (MEX)
7. Carlos Avila (MEX)
8. Nicolas Palza (PER)

12. Thomas Petrosewic (Richmond, Texas)
16. Aidan Antekeier (Houston, Texas)
25. Wolfe Crouse (Conroe, Texas)

Boys’ Y14 Foil
1. Mohamed Hassan (St. Louis, Mo.)
2. Nolen Scruggs (Ozone Park, N.Y.)

3. Jose Narvaez (MEX)
3. Yueh-Ting Tsai (Salt Lake City, Utah)
5. Gregory Rebus (GPE)
6. William Feldman (Atlanta, Ga.)
7. Javier Montes De Oca (MEX)
8. Joshua Figueroa (MEX)

21. Nick Itkin (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Boys’ Y14 Saber
1. Kevin Madrid (MEX)
2. Adrian Acuna (MEX)
3. Sergio Espinosa (MEX)
3. Javier Hernandez (MEX)
5. Tristan Quinton (Colonia, N.J.)
6. Marc Mendoza (Escondido, Calif.)
7. Moises Carrillo (MEX)
8. Humberto Arroyo (MEX)

13. Gerardo Flores (Oakland, Calif.)
22. Zachary Johnson (Mission Viejo, Calif.)

Girls’ Y14 Women’s Epee
1. Guadalupe Cruz (MEX)
2. Madeline Antekeier (Houston, Texas)
3. Gloria Mildret (MEX)
3. Liliana Tejeda (MEX)
5. Saanchi Kukadia (Manhasset, N.Y.)
6. Greys Martinez (MEX)
7. Farrah Lee-Elabd (San Antonio, Texas)
8. Andrea Sanchez (MEX)

Girls’ Y14 Foil
1. Victoria Meza (MEX)
2. Lydia Yvette Casillas (MEX)
3. Nicole Camozzato (BRA)
3. Xiao-Qing Tsai (Salt Lake City, Utah)
5. Rebecca Stanford (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
6. Dennys Escudillo (MEX)
7. Sharon Chen (Diamond Bar, Calif.)
8. Analuisa Amaral (BRA)

14. Naomi Popkin (Ridgewood, N.J.)
Saanchi Kukadia (Manhasset, N.Y.)

Girls’ Y14 Saber
1. Julieta Toledo (MEX)
2. Madeline Curzon (Sherwood, Ore.)
3. Helena Alonso (MEX)
3. Tania Arrayales (MEX)
5. Fernanda Martinez (MEX)
6. Karina Trois De Avil (BRA)
7. Gabriela Alcazar (BRA)
8. Brenda Ivana Perez (MEX)

10. Mary Barnett (San Clemente, Calif.
11. Eva Hinds (Oregon City, Ore.)

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