Ashwin proves too wily
YEPPOON boxer Ashwin Acharya stepped into the ring with the required fitness and experience to join the winners at the Rockhampton PCYC boxing tournament on Saturday night.
Acharya was announced the junior fighter of the night after a unanimous points win over Rockhampton PCYC club member Nick Turner in the 48kg division.
Battling over three 11/2-minute rounds, experience was the telling factor.
Rockhampton PCYC's Jesse Bray scored a unanimous points win over Bajool's Dwight Wigginton in the 67kg division while there was no separating Rockhampton PCYC's Brodie Kuhn and Moranbah's Kain Olfield in their 57kg contest.
The bout was declared a draw after Kuhn made a strong start with good straight punching before Olfield stepped up the intensity in the final round.
Rockhampton PCYC'S Wade Goltz stopped Roma's Brendan Saffie in the first round of their 51kg bout while fellow club member Lachlan Hinchcliffe stopped Roma's Cameron McKillop in the second round of their 63.5kg bout.
Hervey Bay's Bill Finemore was too strong for Rockhampton's Johnathan Dendle in the 81kg division while Blackwater's Sam Payne outfought Rockhampton's Riley Hamilton, formerly of Blackwater, in their 48kg division.
Yeppoon's Joel Olzewski was too strong for Rockhampton's Josh Kemp in the 67kg division and Rockhampton's Darryl Hur- ley won the 71kg bout, the senior support fight, against Roma's Ray Frazier.
Mackay's Rob Houldsworth defeated Rockhampton's Steve O'Meara in the 81kg contest.