Local boxer to compete at national tournament
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Will Stenerson, a Wisconsin Rapids Boxing team member, will compete at the National Silver Gloves Tournament for youth 16 and younger. The tournament will be held Jan. 29 – Feb. 1 in Kansas City, MO.
Stenerson qualified for the event after earning a dominate-points victory over Michael Mondom of Hinkley, MN, on Jan. 19, at a qualifying event held in Hinkley. He will compete in the 119 lb. weight class for 13-14 year olds.
Coming up short for the national tournament were Jimmy Wiggins, at 125 lbs., and Evan Stenerson, at 138 lbs. Wiggins lost a very close split decision to Davie Holmes, of the Minnesota team, and Stenerson fell to Eddi Valenzuela, also of the Minnesota team.