Summerville boxing star

  • Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:05 p.m.

Cheyenne Lewellen, 15 and a rising 10th grader at Summerville High School as well as a boxer at the School of Hard Knox in Summerville, recently battled her way through the South Carolina Junior Olympic State Championship and the Southeast Regional Junior Olympics Championship and earned a chance to compete in the National Junior Olympics Championship where Lewellen lost a split decision to nationally ranked Siane Moore of St. Louis. She is pictured with her father and coach, Johnny Lewellen, who is the head coach and president of the School of Hard Knox. Lewellen will compete in the National Women's Golden Gloves in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 7-12. Also, Teresa Mott, vice president of the School of Hard Knox and chief of officials for South Carolina USA Boxing, was one of two officials out of 40 to be nominated for outstanding judge during the National Junior Olympics.

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