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Brackets Set for 2021 Junior Pan American Games Qualifier

by USA Boxing

The 13 Team USA boxers learned their path to gold at the 2021 Junior Pan American this morning following the tournament draw, with four boxers taking to the ring today. A full schedule can be seen below.

20 countries brought over 130 boxers vying for one of eight available spots up for grabs in their respective weight classes to qualify to the first ever Junior Pan American Games, which will take place later this year.

Chadrick Wigle (Surf City, N.C.) will lead the team throughout the tournament as head coach, with assistant coaches Adonis Frazier (Minneapolis, Minn.), Edward Ochoa (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Nora Trujillo (Richmond, Texas).

Competition will begin today at 4:00 p.m. CST and will be streamed here. Additional tournament information can be found here.  

Day 1 Schedule

52 kg: Steven Navarro, Los Angeles, Calif./USA, vs. Angel Bernal/PAN

63 kg: Joel Iriarte, Bakersfield, Calif./USA, vs. Luis Rusa/ VEN

91 kg: Ali Almajdi, Fort Worth, Texas/USA, vs. Ronnye Alvarez/CUB

91+ kg: Ali Feliz, Danbury, Conn./USA, vs. Erick Naranjo/ECU

Team USA Draw

51 kg: Kayla Gomez, El Paso, Texas/USA, vs. Flor Rodriguez/COL

57 kg: Julius Ballo, Santee, Calif./USA, vs. Ivan Rudas/PAN

57 kg: Jewry Rodriguez, Houston, Texas/USA, vs. Maria Martinez/COL

60 kg: Faith Mendez, Ocala, Fla./USA, vs. Juliannnys Alvarez/VEN

69 kg: Jesikah Guerra, Victorville, Calif./USA, vs. Kelly Delgado/ECU

69 kg: Quincey Williams, Oxon Hill, MD./USA, vs. winner of CHI/MEX

75 kg: Donte Layne, Elmont, N.Y./USA, vs. Cristian Garcia/COL

75 kg: Sativia James, Dixon, Calif./USA, vs. winner of BRA/COL

81 kg: Santiago Franco, Portland, Ore., vs. Luis Reynoso/CUB