Napa’s Brandon Trejo, 2-0 as a professional, is scheduled to fight next on Oct. 20 on a Thompson Boxing Promotions card in Ontario, east of Los Angeles.
Trejo, who trains out of the Napa County Sheriff’s Activities League at Napa State Hospital, won a four-round unanimous decision over Devin Parker of New Orleans in the lightweight division on July 1 in Sacramento. The bout was part of an outdoor Thompson Boxing card at Omega Products International.
It was Trejo’s second pro fight after a long amateur career.
“He is in the gym, training regularly, and occasionally helping other Northern California professional fighters with sparring as they prepare for their upcoming fights,” said Oscar Ortiz, a lieutenant with the Napa County Sheriff’s Office and Trejo’s trainer. “His more intense training regimen, however, won’t start until the end of this month.”
The 5-foot-9 Trejo is a Napa native and a 2015 graduate of Valley Oak High School.
He has competed at local, state, national and international levels over a 12-year span as an amateur, going back to when he was 8.
Trejo was a gold medalist at the 2012 USA Junior World team trials. He joined Team USA and went on to represent the U.S. at the Junior World Championships in Kiev, Ukraine.
Boxing fans can follow Trejo on Twitter @btrejo66, on Instagram @teamtrejo, and on Facebook at Brandon Trejo.
Wyatt Farris of Calistoga was seventh in the Bazzaz Superstock 1000 at Saturday’s MotoAmerica Championship at Sonoma Raceway. Farris competes on a Kawasaki.
Jayson Uribe of Napa, riding a Yamaha, was 10th in the Supersport class.
MotoAmerica is a North American road racing series created in 2014.
The NBA champion Golden State Warriors will tip off the 2017-18 season at home against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 17, the league announced last week. Prior to the game, which will be carried by TNT, the Warriors will receive their 2016-17 NBA championship rings and raise their fifth championship banner at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
The regular-season schedule also features the Warriors hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers on Christmas Day for a third consecutive year. It will be televised on ABC.
The Pacific Union College men’s and women’s teams begin the 2017 season at home on Sept. 24 with the PUC Pioneer Cross Country Invitational in Angwin. The Pioneers will run against Simpson, La Sierra, Dominican and Providence Christian.
“The teams have great will and determination to succeed, as well as a fun spirit and team dynamic,” coach Dan Muhic said of his PUC teams on the school’s website.
Junior outside hitter Adlee Van Winden of Napa is a returning All-Big West selection for the Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo volleyball team, which was picked to finish second in the conference, according to the preseason coaches’ poll.
Cal Poly has finished third in the Big West in each of the last two seasons.