Three from Spartan boxing advance to regionals

HILLSBORO — Three members of the Spartan Boxing Club in Medford won their divisions at the

Oregon Junior Olympics on Saturday and qualified for the regional championships later this month.

Jonathan Aguilera, 16, was named the tournament’s outstanding boxer after his defeat of Johnny Angel of Portland at 132 pounds.

Other Spartan winners were Uriel Ibarra, who defeated Brandon Soto of Portland in the 12-year-old, 75-pound class, and Cole Burkhart, 14, who beat Mathew Charlton of Portland at 85 pounds.

Junior Enriquez, 15 and 115 pounds, and Ximena Millan, 18 and 130 pounds, each lost.

The Pacific Northwest Regional tournament is May 19-20 in Portland.

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