Boxing: Kennie wins in Vermont


BURLINGTON, Vt. — Justin Kennie stood his ground and beat Joel Bishop to win the Novice Heavyweight Division by unanimous decision at the Burlington Auditorium on Saturday night.

The 192-pound Lewiston boxer took on the 199-pound native of Bingham in a three-round fight. Each boxer shook each other up in the first two rounds before Kennie came out on top.

Kennie’s next fight is for the New England Novice Heavyweight Championship in Lowell, Mass., on Friday.