Sunday, February 23, 2014
Nine Junior Division Champions Crowned on Opening Night of Washington Golden Gloves!
The 2014 Washington Golden Gloves kicked off tonight in front of a packed house at the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center in Palmer Park, MD.
Nine Junior Division boxers won championships on this opening night of competition and the night turned out to be a family affair.
Lonzo Malcolm of Keystone captured the first championship of the night earning the 8-9, 65 pound title with a win over Damari Philson of Langdon. Later in the evening, Malcolm's older brother, Lawrence, defeated Lamont Tate of Kenilworth to win the 11, 85 Pound title.
Daylynn Jones of #11 Overcomers won the 11, 90 Pound championship with a win over Keith Bagwell of Charm City. Jones's brother, Jordan, took the title at 11-12, 95 Pounds with a win over Kyron Curry of UMAR.
In other title bouts, UMAR's Ibrahim Robinson won the 12-13, 85 Pound title with a victory over Leon Jones of Langdon. Kenilworth's Donell Williams defeated Stacey Selby of No Xcuse to win the 12, 90 Pound title.
Malik Warren (Charm City, 13, 90 Pounds) Chamar Flowers (Headbangers, 13-14, 95 Pounds) and Hakeem Middleton (Limelite, 16, 125 Pounds) all won their titles via walkover.
Here are the results of the other Junior Division contests on Saturday:
10-11, 65 Pounds: Ragahleak Bartee (Unattached) over Cuttino Oliver (Upton)
10, 70 Pounds: Tyreek Williams (The Answer) over Michki Phillips (Keystone)
10-11, 75 Pounds: Elijah Gilcrist (Unattached) over Muhammad Robinson (UMAR)
10-11, 80 Pounds: Maximus Garland (Headbangers) RSC-2 over Santino Saunders (Hillcrest)
13-14, 100 Pounds: Mehki Payne-Dey (Keystone) over Keith Cooke (No Xcuse)
14-15, 113 Pounds: Jay Cromwell (Dream Team) over Siete Shuler (Langdon)
Kesean Bagwell (Charm City) won his bout in the 10-11, 80 Pound division by walkover.
Five bouts took place in the Novice Division Saturday night. Here are the results.
141 Pounds: Delante Perkins (Cherry Lane) over Maurice Baggage (Tony's Gym)
152 Pounds: Andre Harris (Club One) over Deonte Stokes (First Class)
152 Pounds: Monyae Gregory (Upton) RSC-2 over Diante Simms (Tony's Gym)
152 Pounds: Alejandro Rodriguez (Mack Lewis) over Nicholas Lee (Laurel)
152 Pounds: Christopher Perkins (Woodland) over Kristopher Gatling (Hillcrest)
Also in the 152 Pound division, Yohanes Rezene (Sugar Ray Leonard), Shynggyskhan Tazhibay (Raw Assassin), Handal Munoz (Keystone) and Estebon Sanchez (D-Block) all won their bouts by walkover.
The tournament continues on Saturday, March 1 at 7:30 with the Open Division slated to get underway that night.