REDMOND — Hector Alvarez of the Spartan Boxing Club landed a devastating punch to the body of David Converse and picked up a victory by technical knockout in the second round of the Oregon State Golden Gloves Championships at Eagle Crest Resort on Friday.

REDMOND — Hector Alvarez of the Spartan Boxing Club landed a devastating punch to the body of David Converse and picked up a victory by technical knockout in the second round of the Oregon State Golden Gloves Championships at Eagle Crest Resort on Friday.

The win earned the 21-year-old Medford resident another fight today that would qualify him for regionals with a victory. Alvarez fights in the 141-pound lightweight division.