Wayne Joseph’s Blog

Running with the Big Dog

Hilo’s Junior Olympic Boxing Champions Headed to North Carolina

Nikolai Wassman, left, and Kieran Rosas

   Nikolai Wassman and Kiernan Rosas recently claimed state Junior Olympic boxing championhip titles on Oahu.  Wassman won the 13 and under division and Rosas won an older age division and also won a regional titlle which earned him a spot in the national junior Olympic tournament, according to coach Anthony Pagan.

   The National tournament will be held in North Carolina from June 11-20.  Rosas will compete on the stae team that will represent Hawaii in the nationals.  Pagan, who coaches both boys, is also the coach for the state team that will represent Hawaii in the nationals.

   Pagan is seeking sponsors to help defray the travel costs.  For more information contact Pagan at 937-6469.

May 18, 2010 Posted by | boxing | , , , , | Leave a comment