Saturday, April 30th 2016, the DC area Regional Golden Gloves Tournament took place.
The winners as reported by Gary Williams were:
108 Pounds: Rasheed Wright, Washington, DC
114 Pounds: Malik Jackson, Washington, DC
123 Pounds: Javon Campbell, Raleigh, NC
132 Pounds: Nicholas Sullivan, Portsmouth, VA
141 Pounds: Jalonte Cole, Burke, VA
152 Pounds: Ray Barlow, Raleigh, NC
165 Pounds: Troy Isley, Alexandria, VA
178 Pounds: Genc Pllana, Hagerstown, MD
201 Pounds: Johnathen Surratt, Fort Washington, MD
201+ Pounds: Cortez Dunston, Baltimore, MD
The winners of the tournament will represent the region in the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 15th through the 27th for their respective weight divisions. Any of these fighters could be laying the groundwork to become future world champions or Olympians! Good luck to the boxers on claiming a national title!