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Five Wadena boxers claim ring victories

Sam Davidson (right) of the Wadena Golden Gloves delivers a shot to Tyson Sarjent of Leech Lake during boxing action at the Wadena Armory Saturday, Jan. 15. Davidson won a decision over Sarjent.1 / 2
In the 118 pound match, Kevin Harper of Wadena (left) exchanged blows with Eloy Zavala of the Willmar Golden Gloves club. Zavala prevailed in the match.2 / 2

Five Wadena boxers triumphed Saturday night in a 12-bout card at the Armory.

DeWayne Steward squared off with St. Cloud's John Geyer in a 165-pound main event. Steward prevailed in the four-rounder by forcing the action Geyer.

Elliot Sandberg picked up a decision in his 199-pound bout with Fergus Falls' Nick Soliah.

Julie Jackson fought the final bout before intermission and the 108-pounder bounced back from a rough first round to decision Willmar's Amanda Larson.

Patchrick Szathmary mixed up his combinations to decision Eric Alger of Leech Lake.

Sam Davidson earned a decision for Wadena by defeating Tyson Sarjent of Leech Lake in their 168-pound fight.

Big Justin Isaacson ran into 2010 National Junior Champion Ryan Watson of Duluth in a 205-pound fight and took him to the third round before losing an RSC.

Fergus' Eugene Garcia used his height to keep Wadena's John Johnson at bay in a 147-pound fight.

Eloy Zavala of Willmar beat Kevin Harper of Wadena in a hard-fought bout at 112.

Wadena's Matt Umland mixed it up with Willmar's Derek Dolezal for three rounds before losing on a split decision.

Other boxing action saw Clyde Willrich of Minneapolis defeat Rondale Hubbert in a 150 pound bout, Sergio Garcia of Fergus post a third round RSC over Santo Reyes of Willmar in a 132-pound fight and Lorenzo Gonzales of Minneapolis decision Egene Sommars of White Earth.

Steward, Sandberg and Szathmary will see action under the Wadena banner Jan. 25 on an eight-bout card at the Medina Ballroom.

The Wadena Boxing Club will host another card Feb. 12 at the Armory beginning at 7:30 p.m.