Nine Genesis boxers in Victoria

Unexpected opportunity sends local team down south

Nine young boxers answered the bell this week as an opportunity arose with short notice.

Genesis Boxing head coach Rick Rae and nine of his students are down Island in Victoria today for a sanctioned tournament hosted by Capital City Boxing.

The tournament is being held at the Leonardo Centre; weigh ins are at 4:30 p.m. and bouts start at 7 p.m.

“This is a good sized event,” said Rae said.

Making the trip down Island and representing Genesis are Tony Segui, 13; 14-year-olds Ben Curet, Noah Chupa, Joshua Jai, and Marcos Segui, along with Matthew Sherlaw, 15, Brad Rachek, 16, Matthew Jai, 17, and Brenden Le Brocq, 18.