Niagara Gazette —
Casal's Boxing Club sent 16 boxers to the New York State Junior Olympics in Rochester, NY, with nine of the entrees winning gold medals.
K-Shawn Agee, one of the gold-medal winners, advanced to fight Saturday at the Golden Gloves finals. With a win Saturday, Agee will advance to regionals, where he would have a chance to qualify for nationals.
In the 70-pound class, Bobby Bruno took gold, while Keith Gordon beat out the competition to take first in the 100-pound class. Rounding the first-place finishes from the tournament are Jackson Krebs (101 pounds), Preston Reynolds (105 pounds), Maliek Thomas (116 pounds), Vincent Arist (131 pounds), Josie Ostrowski and Rose Spira.
The club saw the other seven competitors come in second place. The silver medalists include Joey Krebs (70 pounds), Noah Gibb (75 pounds), Jason Winstanley (75 pounds), Jared Gibb (90 pounds), Cameron Miller (118 pounds), Elijah Austin (165 pounds) and Phil Violanti (201 pounds).
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● Jacob Ford, Easton Speera, Cooper Krawczyk and Shane Kowalski combined to toss 10 strikeouts en route a two-hitter for the Lewiston/Niagara Eagles in their season-opening 5-4 win against the NCCC Thunderwolves. Derek Callen and JP Stewart paced the Eagles' offense with a double and single apiece. In addition to his pitching performance, Kowalski had a hit and two runs scored, while the Thunderwolves two hits were a triple by Cam Dabill and a double off the bat of Colby Hasley.
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● Vinzell Watkins netted a game-high 28 points and Adam Wier chipped in 22 more, both for the Thunder, who defeated the Rockets, 87-78. Ramir Burton's 25 points was tops on the Rockets, while Quandray Grey added 16 in the loss.
● Jay Scarborough and Rob Harris led the Lakers with 26 and 19 points, respectively, in their 86-79 victory over the Grizzlies. Putter Brown led the Grizzlies with 20 points, while Jermaine Crumpton and Joe Lowery each tallied 18 in the loss.