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Four Wadena boxers chalk up ring victories

Micah Cole, left, of Wadena faced Joe James of St. Cloud in a 172-pound Golden Gloves match Jan. 19 at the Wadena Armory. Photo by Dain Sullivan, Pioneer Journal

Wadena's Tristian Powers, Nikola Schulz, Albert Boldt and T.J. Steward racked up decisions Saturday on a 10-bout card at the National Guard Armory in Wadena.

Powers, appearing in his first match, notched a victory over White Earth's Sam Lavoy Burnette in their 92-pound bout.

Schulz, a foreign exchange student from Germany currently attending Bertha-Hewitt High School, made her ring debut a success by decisioning 115-pound foe Syndey Johnson of White Earth.

Boldt was the winner of a close decision in his 125-pound fight with White Bear Lake's Damon Lachman.

Steward, who was boxing in the main event on a Wadena card for the second time this season, went three rounds with Fargo's Amar Kovacevic in a 148-pound bout before claiming a decision.

Wadena's Emily Boldt, John Johnson and Micah Cole suffered defeat. Boldt lost to Detroit Lakes' Samantha Lucero at 114 pounds. Johnson lost to Brainerd 142-pounder Blake Herron. Cole lost to St. Cloud's Joe James at 170.

In the only three fights not involving Wadena boxers, Chace Metelak of Detroit Lakes topped 132-pound foe Owen Randklev of Fargo, Crosby's Luke Genz stopped Fergus Falls' Seth Carpenter in the second round of their 165-pound fight and Fargo's Joey Suda defeated Dustin Zablocki of St. Cloud in the second round of their 172-pound bout.

The Wadena Boxing Club will host a 7:30 p.m. card Feb. 9.

Wadena Boxing Results

92 Tristian Powers (Wadena) dec. Sam Lavoy Burnette (White Earth)

114 Samantha Lucero (Detroit Lakes) dec. Emily Boldt (Wadena)

115 Nikola Schulz (Wadena) dec. Syndey Johnson (White Earth)

125 Albert Boldt (Wadena) dec. Damon Lachman (White Bear Lake)

132 Chace Metelak (Detroit Lakes) dec. Owen Randklev (Fargo)

142 Blake Herron (Brainerd) dec. John Johnson (Wadena)

148 T.J. Steward (Wadena) dec. Amar Kovacevic (Fargo)

165 Luke Genz (Crosby) over Seth Carpenter (Fergus Falls) RSC Second Round

170 Joe James (St. Cloud) dec. Micah Cole (Wadena)

172 Joey Suda (Fargo) over Dustin Zablocki (St. Cloud) RSC Second Round