Teen boxer advances

NORWALK - Norwalk resident Victor Vela defeated Caleb Chesternut of Eastpoint, Mich., in Olympic-style boxing at the 2012 Junior National Championships held this week in Mobile, Ala.Vela, 16, defeated his opponent, 11-6, in a contest fought at 125 pounds. The Junior National Championships feature the top 15 and 16-year-old boxers in the nation. The tournament is governed by USA Boxing.

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10