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BOXING: Five Spartans head to nationals

BOISE, Idaho — Five fighters from Spartan Boxing Club in Medford advanced at the Silver Gloves regional tournament Friday and will next compete at nationals.

The national tournament begins Jan. 31 in Independence, Missouri.

Two of them, Uriel Ibarra and Malaya Wohosky, will make repeat trips to nationals.

Ibarra won his championship by TKO. He was fourth at nationals last year. Wohosky, runner-up at nationals a year ago, was uncontested at regionals.

Leo Ibarra was uncontested and advanced.

The Spartans’ Adan Ruiz and Ava Deland were uncontested and advanced, but each fought match bouts. Ruiz won by unanimous decision and Deland lost by unanimous decision.

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