Feb. 11, 2001, Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Golden Gloves Results
By Katherine Dunn
The 20001 Tacoma Golden Gloves tournament took place
on Friday and Saturday nights, Feb. 9 and 10, in the
University of Puget Sound Field House. The Tacoma
Boxing Club based at Al Davies Boys & Girls Club
hosted the tournament as always.
Results were as follows:
65 lbs, 8 years, Jerrell Barbour of Tacoma Boxing Club
won over Sammy Perez of West Portland Boxing Club in
106 lbs, 13-14 years, Louis DíAlba of Bumblebee Boxing
in Seattle won over Chris Rife of Port Angeles, WA.
In Championship bouts, boxers 16 years and over:
112 lbs, women, Mandy La Pointe of Queensboro, British
Columbia won over Talina Acevedo of Summit Boxing in
119 lbs, Salvador Regaledo of Medford, OR won over the
defending champion, Beany Powell of Seattle.
125 lbs,Jorge Hernandez Jr of Tacoma won over Lionel
Leon of Medford, OR.
132 lbs, Cordell Barbour of Tacoma won over Juan Roman
of West Portland. Barbour was voted Golden Boy of the
139 lbs, Javier Luna of Tacoma won his fourth
consecutive Tacoma Golden Gloves 139 lb championsip
with a win over David Torres of Othello, WA.
147 lbs, Tim Scache of Hillman City Gym in Seattle
stopped Jose Gasteazoro of the U.S. Army team at Fort
147 lbs, Women, Molly McConnell of the Grand Avenue
Boxing Club in Portland, OR stopped Rebecca Hathaway
of Arlington, WA in the second round. The ref
administered two standing 8 counts to Hathaway in the
second round. In womenís amateur boxing, 2 standing
8ís in a round stop the bout. In menís boxing three
standing 8ís in one round stop the bout.
156 lbs, Walter Wright of Basic Boxing in Seattle is
ranked as the Number 1 boxer in the nation at 147 lbs
by U.S. Amateur Boxing, Inc, and won by walkover when
his opponent, Buddy Tyson, did not make weight.
165 lbs, Paul Brasch of the Spokane Eagles won over
Marlin Armstead of Tacoma.
178 lbs, Morris Ray Jr. of Fort Lewis won over Enrique
Gallegos of Medford, OR by knockout in the first
201 lbs, Joseph Gusman of Jillís Boxing in Anchorage,
AK stopped Carlos Ruiz of Fort Lewis in the first
round. The ref administered three standing 8 counts to
Ruiz in a single round for an automatic stoppage.
Super heavyweights, Mike Wilson of Medford, Or weighs
around 230 pound and is ranked in the top ten amateurs
in his division in the United states. He won a
decision over talented Vincent Zamora a 16-year-old at
210 pounds or so from Fairbanks, Alaska. Zamora was
named Most Inspirational Boxer of the tournament for
his competitive performance against the more