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BOXING: Rubin wins region championship

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Nate Rubin of Merrifield won the 132-pound championship in the Region 4 Golden Gloves Boxing tournament Saturday at Wadena.

Rubin, coached by Todd and Troy Herron. decisioned Santo Reyes of Willmar for his title.


Region 4 winners advance to the three-state Upper Midwest Tournament at 7 p.m. April 14 and 1 p.m. April 15 at Northern Lights Casino in Walker.

Winners of the Upper Midwest tournament advance to the national tournament.

In other championship matches:

114 pounds: Kevin Harper, Wadena, unopposed champion

123: Sergio Garcia, Fergus Falls, stopped Eloy Zavala, Willmar, Round 2

141: John Johnson, Wadena Golden Gloves, dec. Cody McManigle, Stomp MMA Gym, Wadena

152: Mike Lucero, Detroit Lakes, dec. T.J. Steward, Wadena

165: Cole Cottrell, unopposed champion

178: Jonathan Guyer, St. Cloud Boxing Gym, dec. Anthony Wallace, Brainerd

Heavyweight: Glenn Sommars, White Earth, stopped Ernesto Mendoza, Fergus Falls, Round 1

Superheavyweight: Jose Perez, Wadena, stopped David Bowen, Red Lake, Round 2.