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).
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