BOXING: Rubin wins region championship
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.