Catanduanes Teen Boxer Dies After Sparring Session
Ringo | On 18, Nov 2017
A 15-year-old boy from Catanduanes died after a boxing sparring session.
Jake Sorilla and Vincent Rodriguez, who are both from San Andres town in the province of Catanduanes joined a boxing match. Before the tournament, they both agreed to spar.
After several minutes of a sparring session, Sorilla asked for timeout complaining he is already tired. He then suddenly collapsed.
Rodriguez and some other friends helped him out and brought him to the hospital. Unfortunately, he was declared dead on arrival.
Sorilla and Rodriguez are grade 8 students of San Andres Vocational School. They are neighbors in Brgy. Agojo in that town. The latter was brought into the custody by the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office for stress debriefing.
The San Andres Municipal Police is now investigating the incident.