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Nine Young Boxers Advance with Quarterfinal Wins at the Junior World Team Open
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The Junior World Team Open moved into quarterfinal round competition on Wednesday at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev., and nine young boxers advanced to the medal rounds with victories on the second day of action. Male boxers in the light bantamweight, bantamweight and featherweight divisions took the ring with all of the victors earning spots in Thursday’s semifinals.
Light bantamweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) won the lone light bantamweight contest of the night, taking a 17-11 decision over Bryan Lua (Madera, Calif.) in the opening bout of the session. Stevenson moves on to a semifinal bout with Ryan Garcia (Adelanto, Calif.) on Thursday.
In bantamweight competition, Isidro Ochoa (Fresno, Calif.) and Adolfo Alanis (Edinburg, Texas) each claimed their second victory of the tournament on Wednesday evening. Ochoa defeated Dominic Serna (Indio, Calif.) while Alanis earned a win over hometown boxer Humberto Guillen, Jr. (Reno, Nev.). In Thursday’s action, Ochoa will face Brandon Vega (Cleveland, Ohio) and Alanis will battle Devin Haney (Las Vegas, Nev.) for a berth in the finals.
The featherweight class closed the night’s tournament competition with four quarterfinal contests on Wednesday. Two California boxers – Xavier Martinez (Sacramento, Calif.) and Garrett Rincon (Irvine, Calif.) moved on to the semifinals along with hometown competitor Mario Martinez (Sparks, Nev.) and Ohio native Michael Nelson (Mansfield, Ohio). All four of them will return to the ring for a shot at championship night on Thursday.
Thursday’s action will feature the longest session of the tournament with 20 semifinal bouts being contested in 11 weight divisions. The full bout sheet for tonight’s action can be found below. All of the winners from Thursday’s semifinals will move on to Friday’s championship round.
A live stream of Junior World Team Open tournament action can be purchased on USA Boxing’s website, www.usaboxing.org.
Wednesday, January 9 – Results
114 lbs: Shakur Stevenson, Newark, N.J., dec. Bryan Lua, Madera, Calif., 17-11
119 lbs: Adolfo Alanis, Edinburg, Texas, dec. Humberto Guillen, Jr., Reno, Nev., 21-17
119 lbs: Devin Haney, Las Vegas, Nev., dec. James Hernandez, Fort Worth, Texas, 15-14
119 lbs: Brandon Vega, Cleveland, Ohio, dec. Alex Rodriguez, Sparks, Nev., 21-14
119 lbs: Isidro Ochoa, Fresno, Calif., dec. Dominic Serna, Indio, Calif., 15-7
125 lbs: Xavier Martinez, Sacramento, Calif., dec. Gonzalo Rodriguez, Edinburg, Texas, 22-18
125 lbs: Michael Nelson, Mansfield, Ohio, dec. Arturo Santana, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., 12-2
125 lbs: Garrett Rincon, Irvine, Calif., dec. Gabriel Chairez, Salt Lake City, Utah, 14-9
125 lbs: Mario Martinez, Sparks, Nev., dec. Damien Munoz, Carson City, Nev., 18-16
Thursday’s Semifinal Bout Sheet
101 lbs: Szel Martinez, Ontario, Ore., vs. Shon Mondragon, Commerce City, Colo.
101 lbs: Slade Corvin, Chattanooga, Tenn., vs. Jordan White, Waldorf, Md.
106 lbs: Izaiah Bautista, Fresno, Calif., vs. Freudis Rojas, Las Vegas, Nev.
106 lbs: Daniel Gonzalez, Moreno Valley, Calif., vs. Adrian Servin, Phoenix, Ariz.
110 lbs: Neketa Ababiy, Brooklyn, N.Y. vs. Joseph Cuellar, Tulare, Calif.
110 lbs: Evan Sanchez, Fresno, Calif., vs. Timothy Longoria, Palacios, Texas
114 lbs: Ryan Garcia, Adelanto, Calif., vs. Shakur Stevenson, Newark, N.J.
114 lbs: Noah Contreras, Fort Mohave, Ariz., vs. Jacob Ponce, Phoenix, Ariz.
119 lbs: Adolfo Alanis, Edinburg, Texas, vs. Devin Haney, Las Vegas, Nev.
119 lbs: Brandon Vega, Cleveland, Ohio vs. Isidro Ochoa, Compton, Calif.
125 lbs: Xavier Martinez, Sacramento, Calif., vs. Michael Nelson, Mansfield, Ohio
125 lbs: Garrett Rincon, Irvine, Calif., vs. Mario Martinez, Sparks, Nev.
132 lbs: Keoni Adric, Jr., Haleiwe, Hawaii vs. Joseph Rivera, Houston, Texas
132 lbs: Jonathan Jarabek, Brighton, Colo., vs. Jose Guevara, Phoenix, Ariz.
138 lbs: Ruben Torres, Whittier, Calif., vs. Hunter-Gabriel Manaba, Kaunakakas, Hawaii
145 lbs: John Harris III, Deer Park, N.Y., vs. Christopher Gonzalez, Tucson, Ariz.
154 lbs: Jose Burgos, Jr., Johnson City, Tenn., vs. Edgar Berlanga, Brooklyn, N.Y.
154 lbs: Alexis Rocha, Santa Ana, Calif., vs. Jake Baca, Pueblo, Colo.
176 lbs: Mario Herandez, Sparks, Nev., vs. Suray Mahmutovic, Daly City, Calif.
176 lbs: Matthew Hernandez, San Antonio, Texas vs. Alejandro Larrondo, Prescott, Ariz.
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