USA Boxing to Host the Inaugural
Junior World Team Open, January 7-11 at the Grand Sierra Resort in
by Julie Goldsticker
January 4, 2013
USA Boxing will hold the
first-ever Junior World Team Open, January 7-11 at the Grand
Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. The event will showcase many of the
nationís top 15 and 16-year-old boxers as the male competitors
vie for the opportunity to represent the United States at the
2013 AIBA Junior Menís World Championships in August.
Anna Crutchfield training at the White Rock Boxing Gym
Tournament action is scheduled to begin with preliminary round
action on Monday, January 7 with each session starting nightly
at 6 p.m. at the Sierra State Pavilion at the Grand Sierra
Resort. Quarterfinal competition will take place on Wednesday,
January 9 and semifinal round action will be contested on
Thursday, January 10. The finalists will compete in championship
night action on Friday, January 11.
The current list of registered athletes can be found below, but
boxers will be able to enter the tournament through January 6
and a final list of participants will be released on January 7.
The Junior World Team Open is an open tournament available to
male and female boxers born in 1997 and 1998 with at least five
contested bouts of experience.
The Junior World Team Open will be streamed live via Watch Me
Sports and can be viewed on the USA Boxing website at
www.teamusa.org/USA-Boxing/Watch-Live. The full tournament
stream can be purchased for only $14.95 online.
Anna prepares to fight in Reno!
The newly created tournament will be provide a new competition
opportunity for USA Boxingís younger athletes who often go on to
represent the United States in key international events,
including the World Championships, Pan American Games and
Olympic Games upon entering the open division. As there is not
an AIBA Junior Women World Championships in 2013, the female
winners of the Junior World Team Open will not advance to
Caitlin Orosco, Anaheim, Calif.
Nysja Barrientes, Las Vegas, Nev.
Ashley Perez, Sparks, Nev.
Jessica Galvrez, Sparks, Nev.
Anna Crutchfield, Travelers Rest, S.C.
JaJaira Gonzalez, Glendora, Calif.
Iesha Kenney, Alexandria, Va.
2013 World Team Op -Male
Jordan White, Waldorf, Md.
Slade Corvin, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Jose Cora, Abilene, Texas
Szel Martinez, Ontario, Ore.
Kristopher Alcos, Lihue, Hawaii
Saul Sanchez, N. Hollywood, Calif.
Leonel Tijerina, La Blanca, Texas
Neketa Ababiy, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Isaac Perez, Albuquerque, N.M.
Kevin Montano, Concord, Calif.
Adrian Servin, Phoenix, Ariz.
Daniel Gonzalez, Moreno Valley, Calif.
Izaiah Bautista, Hercules, Calif.
Timothy Longoria, Palacios, Texas
Evan Sanchez, Fresno, Calif.
Gustavo Hernandez, Los Angeles, Calif.
Jacob Ponce, Phoenix, Ariz.
Keeshawn Williams, Washington, D.C.
Ryan Garcia, Adelanto, Calif.
Daniel Silva, Sparks, Nev.
Shakur Stevenson, Newark, N.J.
Joseph Cuellar, Tulare, Calif.
Bryan Lua, Madera, Calif.
Isidro Ochoa, Fresno, Calif.
Andrew Weaver, Zanesville, Ohio
Dominic Serna, Indio, Calif.
James Hernandez, Fort Worth, Texas
Adolfo Alanis, Edinburg, Texas
Gonzalo Rodriguez, Edinburg, Texas
Druntay Miller, Houston, Texas
Enrique Manrajos, Ontario, Ore.
Troy Isley, Alexandria, Va.
Adan Ochoa, Compton, Calif.
Noah Contreras, Ft. Mohave, Ariz.
Humberto Guilen, Jr., Reno, Nev.
Alex Rodriguez, Sparks, Nev.
Uriel Sanchez, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Keoni Ardic, Jr., Haleiwe, Hawaii
Michael Nelson, Mansfield, Ohio
Garrett Rincon, Irvine, Calif.
Arturo Santana, Cucamonga, Calif.
Brandon Vega, Cleveland, Ohio
Gabriel Chairez, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mario Martinez, Sparks, Nev.
Damien Munoz, Carson City, Nev.
Xavier Martinez, Sacramento, Calif.
Cortez Chambliss, Livonia, Mich.
Sebastian Fundora, Tampa, Fla.
Jonathan Jarabek, Brighton, Colo.
Joseph Rivera, Houston, Texas
Jose Guevara, Phoenix, Ariz.
Richardson Jacques, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hunter-Gabriel Manaba, Kaunakakas, Hawaii
Ruben Torres, Whittier, Calif.
Mykquan Williams, E. Hartford, Conn.
Brandon Trejo, Napa, Calif.
Christopher Gonzalez, Tucson, Ariz.
Javier Estrada, Palmdale, Calif.
John Harris III, Deer Park, N.Y.
Alexis Rocha, Santa Ana, Calif.
Jose Burgos, Jr., Johnson City, Tenn.
Jake Baca, Pueblo, Colo.
Edgar Berlanga, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Christopher Gann, St. Joseph, Mo.
Akeem Mayle, Zanesville, Ohio
Matthew Hernandez, San Antonio, Texas
Alejandro Larrondo, Prescott, Ariz.
Mario Hernandez, Sparks, Nev.
Ricky Pina, Dorchester, Mass.
Suray Mahmutord, Daly City, Calif.
Pano Tiatia, St. George, Utah
USA Boxing, as the national governing body for Olympic-style
boxing, is the United Statesí member organization of the
International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) and a member of
the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).