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Boxing region tournament set for March 25-26

The 2011 Region IV Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament will be held Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at the Wadena Armory.

Bouts begin at 7:30 p.m. both nights.

Class A and B and Novice bouts will be boxed at this tournament. Boxers from Wadena, Fergus Falls, Detroit Lakes, Leech Lake, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Willmar, White Earth and Nevis will be matched.

Wadena Class A entrants are 114-pounder Kevin Harper, 141-pounder John Johnson, 152-pounder T.J. Steward, 178-pounder Patchrick Szathmary, heavyweight Justin Isaacson and superheavyweight Jose Perez.

Wadena novice and Class B boxers include 108-pounder Albert Boldt, 72-pounder Matt Umland, 195-pounder Sean Dunblazier, 118-pounder Neil Janson, 168-pounder Sam Davidson and 139-pound Charles Carpenter.

Boxing coach Bob Tubandt is hoping to line up fights 132-pounder Taylor Geiser, 145-pounder Kira Ollila, 110-pounder Julie Jackson and 108-pounder Annisa Mench.