Friday, June 28, 2013

Iesha Kinney to Represent the Beltway In Finals of Junior Olympic National Championships!

(photo from The Alexandria News)

Alexandria, VA 132-pound female boxer Iesha Kenney has advanced to the finals of the Junior Olympic National Championships in Mobile, AL.  Kenney defeated Siane Moore of St. Louis, MO by a 2-1 decision in today's semifinals.  Kenney will face Cynthia Arellano of Phoenix, AZ in Saturday's championship bout.

Kenney will be the lone Beltway representative competing in Saturday's championship round.  Keeshawn Williams of DC lost his semifinal bout in the 110-pound division by a 3-0 decision to Vergil Ortiz of Grand Prairie, TX while Baltimore's Malik Titus dropped a 2-1 decision to Taifer Rigaud of Arlington, MA in the semis of the 176+ division.

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