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B.C. Golden Gloves Championships comes out swinging

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The B.C. Golden Gloves Championship came out swinging tonight at the Pomeroy Hotel.

The event started at 6:30 p.m. where the Younger boxers participated in bouts.

Marko Cavic (Red shorts) squaring off with Jacskon Hedlund (Blue shorts) in the first fight of the championship. Photo by John Luke Kieper.

The first trophy of the night was awarded to Damya Bow of the 55 kilogram novice female division (Blue Shorts).

Damya Bow (Blue shorts) staring down opponents Kerowna Hamilton (Red Shorts). Photo by John Luke Kieper.

The first Technical Knock out was achieved by Bruno Sanderson of the 49 kilogram novice male division (blue shorts).

Bruno Sanderson (Blue shorts) landing a vicious blow to the head of Tyler Daoust (Red shorts). Photo by John Luke Kieper.

Brayden Sims, Lincoln Pomeroy, and Nick Young who all competed at nationals this year had bouts. Brayden Sims won his open male championship match.

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Brayden Simms being declared winner of his match. Photo by John Luke Kieper.

“He lives in the gym, great kid, works hard. That’s the third time he’s fought that boy, its a close fight every time, I thought he fought a great fight tonight. He just came off a tough loss at Nationals in the first round so he was hungry to get a win back so good on him.”  Jason Donally Co-Owner of FiveStar on Brayden Simms.

The night concluded with Travis Lesschaeve winning the Elite Open Male Final.

Travis Lesschaeves holding up his Elite Open Male Championship Belt. Photo by John Luke Kieper.

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Best junior boxer was awarded to Oakley Fitzsimmons. The Fight of the night was between Brayden Simms and Jerome Leroyer. Brayden Simms also won best youth boxer.

The B.C. Golden Gloves Championship resumes tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m.

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