Samuel 2-0 at provincial boxing championships

Brian Samuel of the Red Deer Boxing Club was 2-0 at the provincial championships at Edmonton during the weekend. Samuel, competing in the 69 km senior elite class, defeated Calgary’s Brett Enns by unanimous decision and out-pointed Karn Mann of Edmonton. Samuel will take on Devon Reti of the Calgary Boxing Club June 22 in Calgary with the provincial title on the line. The winner of that bout will represent Alberta in the Canadian championships set for Quebec in September.

Brian Samuel of the Red Deer Boxing Club was 2-0 at the provincial championships at Edmonton during the weekend.

Samuel, competing in the 69 km senior elite class, defeated Calgary’s Brett Enns by unanimous decision and out-pointed Karn Mann of Edmonton. Samuel will take on Devon Reti of the Calgary Boxing Club June 22 in Calgary with the provincial title on the line. The winner of that bout will represent Alberta in the Canadian championships set for Quebec in September.

Meanwhile, Red Deer Boxing Club members Cole Farwell, Mike Rodenbush and Lowie Cudillio won provincial titles during the weekend. Farwell won the youth novice 63 km crown in a walkover, Rodenbush defeated Regan Auger of Wabasca in the 75 km senior novice class and Cudillio scored a second-round knockout of Medicine Hat’s Wolfgang Peterson in the 55 km junior C class.

Lester Cudillio of the Red Deer Boxing Club lost a close decision to Mauricio Garcia of Edmonton in the 53 km junior C final after moving up two weight classes, and Steve Strampel lost to Craig Moore of Edmonton by decision in a heavyweight scrap.