Shawn Leach and Jeremiah Hexamer each won medals at the AFG Arkansas State Tournament held in Conway, Arkansas on October 21st. Leach brought home a gold medal in the Lightweight No Gi Beginners Division. This marked his first tournament.
Hexamer brought home a silver medal in the Lightweight Intermediate No Gi Division. This marks Hexamer’s 2nd tournament. At his first tournament, he brought home the bronze medal.
Both young men train and box out of the Defenders Boxing Club in Mena where there are Boxing and Fitness programs for ages 4 and up. For more information on their programs, feel free to stop by the gym any weekday after 4:30 p.m., or phone 479-234-0820.